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The Scripture has several words translated "right" and the usage of the term, "right hand" ranges from a direction, to the opposite of wrong, what is just or what conforms to an established standar...
The right side of the host was the place where the most important guest sat at a meal. Thus, the right hand side became the place of greatest honour. See http://www.usefulbible.com/hebrews/christ-at-god-right-side.htm
The "right" side to ancient people groups was also the side of "trustworthiness" because it was unprotected by a warrior's shield and fully open.
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