The ninth in a series of quick looks at biblical oddities.
Is anyone righteous? Has anyone been righteous? The various biblical authors disagree.
Biblical citations (some are a bit difficult to see on screen … sorry about that):
Matthew 1:19 (Joseph)
Luke 2:25 (Simeon)
Luke 23:50 (Joseph of Arimathea)
Matthew 13:17 (many righteous men)
Luke 1:6 (Elizabeth and Zechariah)
2 Peter 2:7 (Lot)
Job 1:1, 1:8, and 2:3 (Job)
Mark 6:20 (John the Baptist)
Hebrews 11:4 (Abel)
Genesis 6:9 (Noah)
Romans 3:10 “There is no one righteous, not even one”