29 The way of the Lord is a strong tower for the upright man, but destruction to the workers of evil. I’ve found by experience that my understanding of this passage in Ecclesiastes is consistent with Scripture’s high view of women in general . and the sun standeth still, and the moon hath stood -- till the nation taketh vengeance on its enemies; is it not written on the Book of the Upright, 'and the sun standeth in the midst of the heavens, and hath not hasted to go in -- as a perfect day?'. My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart. What the Bible says about "upright": ... With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the … Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. He certainly did not consider the woman he was writing about in that book to be amoral or of questionable character. And for a fourth part of the day, upright in their places, they were reading from the book of the law of their God; and for a fourth part of the day they were requesting forgiveness and worshipping the Lord their God. May the Lord punish him for the blood he shed; behind my father David's back he struck down and murdered with the sword two men who were more innocent and morally upright than he -- Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel's army, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of Judah's army. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You. ( Log Out /  God continue to bless you. ( Log Out /  As we grow older and our lives, bodies, and circumstances change, we need to adapt to those changes and reject the notion that “changing models” or “adding to the harem” is somehow better than living in a committed and meaningful way with the spouse we already have. Thank you! “Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his ways,And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger. “Is it any pleasure or joy to the Almighty that you are righteous?Or is it of benefit to Him that you make your ways perfect? There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. The difficulties are foolishness/surface level living (vv. Solomon concluded this portion of Ecclesiastes with these words: This only have I found: God made mankind upright, but men have gone in search of many schemes (Eccl. Who then was Solomon referring to then when he said, “I found one upright man among a thousand?” I believe he was referring to himself. 7 At the death of an upright man his hope does not come to an end, but the hope of the evil-doer comes to destruction. And God said to him in the dream, I see that you have done this with an upright heart, and I have kept you from sinning against me: for this reason I did not let you come near her. Abraham approached [the Lord] and said, “Will You really sweep away the righteous (those who do right) with the wicked (those who do evil)? Following a description of Job’s riches and his children, the text mentions the feasts held by … Hezekiah did this throughout all Judah. Did he not say to me himself, She is my sister? I’ve got to admit that the above verse may be one of the most perplexing in the entire Bible. And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? Was pretty pertubed by this verse and was quite grateful to find a cogent and accessible explanation! Solomon continues this chapter it seems to comment on the betterness of living your life for a good reputation(good in more of the objective than subjective of course), and the difficulties we find to living that honorable life which gives us that good reputation. How powerful have been upright sayings, And what doth reproof from you reprove? He followed Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molech the detestable god of the Ammonites. 3 He had seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five … (DBY) … 2 There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. 28 The hope of the upright man will give joy, but the waiting of the evil-doer will have its end in sorrow. With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright. She could be the “one that got away”. If this verse is referring to how Solomon felt about his decision to have so many women in his harem, then he found the results to be more bitter than death, used words like stupid, madness, and folly to characterize his choice, and acknowledged that these women  became snares, traps, and chains. Psalms 37:37 - Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity. UPRIGHT, a. upri'te or up'rite. Then Achish called David, and said unto him, Surely, as the LORD liveth, thou hast been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the host is good in my sight: for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day: nevertheless the lords favour thee not. On the surface it appears that Solomon, the writer of Ecclesiastes, … Your believe is wrong. Just like Jesus’ humble background is not used to disqualify His legitimacy. Or what great nation has statutes and judgments so righteous (upright, just) as this whole law which I am placing before you today? After 62+ years with one special lady, that is my best assessment of your question. And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea. You are to make judges and overseers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, for every tribe: and they are to be upright men, judging the people in righteousness. The upright are crushed and made low, and the feeble are overcome by his strong ones. UPRIGHTNESS, noun. pertubed as if God’s word was supposed to agree with your thoughts on what it should be in our world…..so you were mad at GOD cause you did not like his word. But that’s why I’ve titled my blog, “As I see it today,” as others may differ in their understanding of this and the other passages I’ve commented on. 100 Bible Verses about Man. But because of his decision to have so many wives, he lost his upward focus and his heart turned to other gods. 2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. The Lord puts the upright and the sinner to the test, but he has hate in his soul for the lover of violent acts. But it is frequently pronounced with the accent on the second, and the accent on the first syllable of its derivatives is inadmissible. I believe this understanding of the passage is flawed, that it results from a misunderstanding of the context in which it was written, and that taking into consideration Solomon’s background may give us a better understanding of what this verse means. Yang Zhen … One of the writers of the Proverbs had high regards for women as well (Proverbs 31: 10-31). Noah was an upright man and without sin in his generation: he went in the ways of God. Hopefully your reading of my posts will do the same for you. 2-6), oppressions and injustices that can cause us to throw away wisdom (vv.7-12), the sovereignty of God which at times brings adversity our way (vv.13-19), your sinfulness and the sinfulness of others (vv.20-22), and relational compromise/corruption -with a little emphasis on sexual.(vv.23-29). Solomon was an upright man in the sense that he looked upwards to God for wisdom and guidance, at least early in his life. Does God give wrong decisions? Job is one of a few people in Scripture who is described as blameless. I am the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright. Your experiences and observations may be different than mine, of course, which would undoubtedly result in a different conclusion. After Yang Zhen was made a provincial governor, one of his earlier patrons, Wang Mi, paid him an unexpected visit. I think he would have stopped at one. Is the premise of the “Before the Wrath” DVD biblical? You’re dead wrong. NetBible, Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. 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Job 1 Revised Standard Version (RSV) Job and His Family. and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause. 1 Kings 11:4 notes the influence that Solomon’s thousand wives had on his own spiritual focus: As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous [those in right standing with You];For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds. For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? In China’s later Han era, there lived a politician called Yang Zhen, a man known for his upright character. I think this is pretty good. Upright (392 Occurrences) Matthew 1:19 And Joseph, her husband, being an upright man, and not desiring to make her a public example, had a mind to put her away privately. – Matthew 13:24-40. 2nd Chronicles 29:34. And do what is upright and good in the eyes of the Lord your God, so that it may be well for you and you may go in and take for your heritage that good land from which the Lord undertook by an oath to your fathers. He eventually had a harem that totaled one thousand. 1. 1 In the land of Uz * there was a blameless and upright man named Job, a who feared God and avoided evil. He made upright planks of acacia wood for the tabernacle. The upright man also has the courage to speak the truth, even in his inmost being. Learn how your comment data is processed. The same could not be said to be true regarding the thousand women he gathered into his harem. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. – Ecclesiastes 7:28. SEE IT AS IT IS. These are the generations of Noah. The plainer the diamond is—the richer; the more plain the heart is—the more it shines in God's eyes. Very few are depicted the way you’ve described them. It also passes the test of what works in the real world for the most part and what doesn’t. You are to be upright in heart before the Lord your God. Better have God's approbation, than the world's acclamation. Change ). The most popular Bible verses from Psalms 18 Found 50 Verses Psalms 18:2 Bible Rank: 2,530 ... With the kind and merciful You will show Yourself kind and merciful, with an upright man You will show Yourself upright AMP. Who has counted the dust of Jacobor numbered the dust clouds of Israel?Let me die the death of the upright;let the end of my life be like theirs. For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart. “ many that are first will be last, and the last will be first “. Solomon is simply saying I had 1000 women and they were all corrupt, so be on guard. The focus of Ecclesiastes 9:9 is what do to when you feel that life is meaningless. God is the judge of the upright, and is angry with the evil-doers every day. 2 Seven sons and three daughters were born to him; 3 and he had seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred she-donkeys, and a very large household, so … 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. The translation of the Hebrew terms for upright into Greek include convenient, equity, just, meet, pleasing, and righteous. An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked. Keep yourselves far from any false business; never let the upright or him who has done no wrong be put to death: for I will make the evil-doer responsible for his sin. Really? Neither Solomon nor his father David should be much admired by Christians. Solomon may have been an upright man at one point in his life. What that means is that I’m attempting to determine by noting what else I know about Solomon what prompted him to make this statement. They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held fast to them in love. It’s clear when reviewing what happened after Solomon gathered 1000 wives and concubines for himself that he regretted doing so. 1. Thank you for explaining this to me. They are urging men and women who are married to be satisfied with the spouse they have and to quit looking elsewhere for fulfillment in this area of their lives. That, if I was an evil-doer, the curse would come on me; and if I was upright, my head would not be lifted up, being full of shame and overcome with trouble. 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. And it appears according to I Kings 11 that none of them, including the daughter of Pharaoh, worshipped God. 1 There was a man in the land of a Uz whose name was b Job, and that man was c blameless and upright, one who d feared God and e turned away from evil. The first thing to note is that Solomon seems to have had at least one woman in his life who he deeply loved and respected. – Matthew 13:24-40, Could the parable of the thief coming in the night be a warning to Christians? For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf. Truly, this only I have found: That God made man upright, But they have sought out many schemes.” New American Standard Bible Behold, I have found only this, that God made people upright, but they have sought out many schemes.” NASB 1995 1. Sounds reasonable to me that making the best of what you already have to work with is the better choice. How about Matthew 19:30 applied to Solomon by Jesus‘ own words. 15:2). "Now as for you, if you commune with me like your father did, with an upright heart of integrity and doing everything that I've commanded you and keeping my statutes and ordinances. What then does upright mean in this context? For he took away the altars of strange gods and the high places, and had the upright stones broken and the wood pillars cut down; Take notice, please, that Amariah the Chief Priest is presiding over all cases that pertain to the LORD, Ishmael's son Zebadiah is presiding as ruler of the household of Judah with respect to all cases that pertain to the national government, and the descendants of Levi will preside over your other civil cases. 30 The upright man will never be moved, but evil-doers will not have a safe resting-place in the land. —22 And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good … upright man is one whom God thinks highly of. What the writer of the above comment was saying is that something was bothering him about this passage but that he was able to make sense of it once he read my post. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I believe this is Holy Spirit inspired understanding of this verse. I’ve even heard a number of sermons over the years that were consistent with this understanding of the passage;  that men are somehow more upright than women, perhaps because it was Eve who was first tempted by Satan in the Garden of Eden. What is man, that he may be clean? He had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray. Where have the upright been destroyed? Solomon said he couldnt find one righteous woman in a thousand…he did NOT say there are no righteous women just that they are extremely rare. I believe he was a spoiled brat. The focus of Proverbs 5:18-19 is what to do if you are attracted to the charms of a person other than your own spouse. 19 Let us test him with cruelty and with torture, and thus explore this gentleness of his and put his patience to the test. How much more, when evil men have put an upright person to death, in his house, sleeping on his bed, will I take payment from you for his blood, and have you cut off from the earth? So these three men ceased answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes [and could not be persuaded otherwise by them]. And he’s making the point in verse 28 that his personal experience has taught him that upright people and upright relationships with sinful people are rare. ( Log Out /  But I don’t admire him at all. So, in the context, if I have a correct breakdown, Solomon is describing the pitfalls of living an honorable life which brings a good reputation. If the bases are broken down, what is the upright man to do? Women are inherently amoral. He considered her beautiful and deeply desired to share his love with her. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It seems he could be saying that finding an upright (righteous in character) man (friend, trusted servant, etc) was very rare (1 in a 1000) according to his personal experience, but finding a righteous wife was something incredibly more rare in his personal experience (0 out of 1000). The upright (honorable, intrinsically good) man out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart produces what is upright (honorable and intrinsically good), and the evil man out of the evil storehouse brings forth that which is depraved (wicked and intrinsically evil); for out of the abundance (overflow) of the heart his mouth speaks. Frankly, I think Solomon is bitter and ungrateful in his latter years. 7:29). ( Log Out /  They are “Small Churches”. Job’s Piety. Because the Lord sees the way of the upright, but the end of the sinner is destruction. Let such a thing be far from you, to put the upright to death with the sinner: will not the judge of all the earth do right? Good food for thought. Amplified Bible The Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered and reflected on My servant Job? As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. For all who do such things, and all whose ways are not upright, are disgusting to the Lord your God. One upright man among a thousand, but no upright woman. And he never had sex with her again. Genesis 1:26 ESV / 55 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. They are not Sunday School classes. or a man be clean before his Maker? 9 With his mouth the evil man sends destruction on his neighbour; but through knowledge the upright are taken out of trouble. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he. Joseph was an upright man (Matthew 1:18-19) 2. So the Lord said, “If I find within the city of Sodom fifty righteous [people], then I will spare the entire place for their sake.”. and will you say that the upright Ruler of all is evil? – Ecclesiastes 7:28, What the two or three coming together in Jesus’ name must do if they want Jesus to be with them – Matthew 18:20, Don’t Presume to be a Teacher – James 3:1, Not every prayer offered in faith may be effective; but which ones always will – James 5:15. Who are the rightful heirs of the land of Israel? They seek pleasure and resources. A clue to this is may be found in the advice he gave in Ecclesiastes 9:9: Enjoy life with your wife, whom you live, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun. What is apparent is that Solomon had a very high opinion this woman and was totally enamored by her beauty and her charms. But I think that in the context of Ecclesiastes that being upright has more to do with where a  person decides to look for wisdom regarding how best to live life “under the sun (Eccl. On the surface it appears that Solomon, the writer of Ecclesiastes, was comparing men with women and that though he could find at least one upright or righteous man among a thousand men, he could not find even one upright woman among that same number of women. This can lead to concluding that the passage is talking about a righteous man who was unable to find a righteous woman. Well written. 2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright; KJV. More than this, Manasseh took the lives of upright men, till Jerusalem from one end to the other was full of blood; in addition to his sin in making Judah do evil in the eyes of the Lord. up and right. – Matthew 24:42-44, Three things that must happen before Jesus returns: Matthew 23:37-39; Matthew 24:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:3. or how may he be clean who is a son of woman? Both have the same message. 8 The upright man is taken out of trouble, and in his place comes the sinner. The truly upright man is inflexible in his uprightness 2. “While I was still searching but not finding — I found one upright man among a thousand, but not one upright woman among them (Ecclesiastes 7:28, NIV).”. Erect perpendicular to the plane of the horizon as an upright tree an upright post. I think whoever she is, she does not have to be included in the 1000. International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation. “While I was still searching but not finding — I found one upright man among a thousand, but not one upright woman among them (Ecclesiastes 7:28, NIV).” I’ve got to admit that the above verse may be one of the most perplexing in the entire Bible. I thought your applications were great and loved that you thought to reconcile ecc 7:28 with song of songs and proverbs. Honesty; integrity in principle or practice; conformity to rectitude and justice in social dealings. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! You are not to be moved in your judging by a man's position, you are not to take rewards; for rewards make the eyes of the wise man blind, and the decisions of the upright false. and she herself said, He is my brother: with an upright heart and clean hands have I done this. Of course it is God‘s judgment ultimately, but the clues God has given us do not favor those two prideful men. I can see that he is very wise in many of his statements . If then you have done what is true and upright to Jerubbaal and his family this day, may you have joy in Abimelech, and may he have joy in you; Afterward, Samuel took a stone and set it upright between Mizpah and Shen. Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn. In the words there are three parts: So Solomon did evil in the eyes of the Lord; he did not follow the Lord completely, as David his father had done. Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. Thank you very much. That’s my understanding of this passage and its implications, at least as I see it today. Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, Lord, will you put to death an upright nation? Dozens of women in the Bible are praised for their devotion, integrity and their commitment to God as well as to their husbands. But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. Solomon may have been sharing his feelings about this in Ecclesiastes 7:25-26: So I turned my mind to understand, to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things and to understand the stupidity of wickedness and the madness of folly. 3 He had seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred donkeys, and very many servants; so that this man … So, either we’ve got the author wrong on one of these books or these are ways to reconcile that they were all written by Solomon…which I think is most probable. Let me know what you discover in your journey of understanding. “Upright man,” Ovid verses, “made in image of commanding Gods,” alone has rectitude to gaze at heaven: “On earth the brute creation bends its gaze, but man was given a lofty countenance” and “commanded to behold the skies” so he “with an upright face may view the stars.” As with the Psalms, so also here moral … The mistake I believe many make at this point is bringing a New Testament understanding of uprightness into the passage and equating upright with being righteous. I believe my understanding of this passage is consistent with his background and that it’s this that provides the context for what he wrote. 1:3),” and not the result of that decision. He’s saying things as they are. The Septuagint translates the terms related to upright as arestos [ ajrestov"] (pleasing), dikaios [ divkaio"] (just), euthus [ … Can that really be? He may get them ready, but the upright will put them on, and he who is free from sin will take the silver for a heritage. on StudyLight.org Is not your fear of God your support, and your upright way of life your hope? 2 There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. A loving doe, and a graceful deer — may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. – Matthew 24:42-44, Jesus’ return will be visible to everyone – Matthew 24:1-30 and Luke 21:5-28, When Jesus returns, it won’t be Christians who are “taken away” – Matthew 24:36-41, Three things that must happen before Jesus returns – Matthew 23:37-39; Matthew 24:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:3, The Church may not be the Bride of Christ – Revelation 19:6-9, The Mark of the Beast may be a concern only for Christians – Revelation 13:11-17, Train up a child according to his way – But whose way is “his” way? Perpendicular erection. 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