This name of God reminds us that only because of God’s mercy and grace are we considered righteous.
God of my righteousness in Hebrew:
Strong’s Concordance numbers: 430, 6664
Bible reference: Ps. 4:1
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. (Psalm 4:1 KJV)
In this verse the NIV calls God “my righteous God.”
Similar names for God are the Lord our righteousness, or the Lord who makes us righteous, and the Righteous Branch.