Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Bible References

Your conversation

1 Peter 3:2
by observing the religious chastity of their manners.
2 Corinthians 1:12
for this is to me matter of glorying, the testimony of my conscience, that without artifice, and with religious sincerity, not by worldly wisdom, but by God's favourable assistance I have behaved my self towards all men, but more particularly to you.
Ephesians 2:3
of which number we all have formerly been, leading our dissolute lives in gratifying the desires of our sensual imaginations: and were indeed obnoxious to the divine displeasure, as other. Gentiles were:
Ephesians 4:22
to quit the vicious habits of your former conversation, corrupted by deceitful passions:
Philippians 1:27
only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,
1 Timothy 4:12
don't give occasion to any to despise your youth: but be a pattern to believers in your discourse, in your behaviour, by your charity, faith and chastity.
Hebrews 13:5
let your morals be free from avarice, being contented with what you have: for he hath said, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee."
James 3:13
Whoever is a skilful moralist, let him show by his virtuous conduct, that he practises the humble precepts of wisdom.
2 Peter 3:11
Since then this whole system is to be destroyed, how holy should your conduct be, and how ardent your piety?


Romans 12:17
Render no man evil for evil. mind such things as are approved not only by God, but by men.
Romans 13:13
let us behave with decency as in open view; not with rioting and drunkenness, not with lewdness and brutality, not with strife and envy.
2 Corinthians 8:21
always considering what is virtuous, with respect to God, and with respect to men.
2 Corinthians 13:7
now I pray God that I may not punish you; not that I may show you my proofs to your cost, but that by your acting honestly, I may be as if I had no proofs:
Philippians 4:8
Finally, my brethren, whatever has the character of truth, of dignity, of justice, of chastity, whatever can procure you esteem and reputation, in a word, if there be any thing virtuous or praise-worthy, let that be the object of your enquiry.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that your way of life may stand fair to the world, and prevent your being dependent upon any man.
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in the practice of all piety and virtue;
Hebrews 13:18
Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.


Philippians 2:15
that you may be without reproach, the inoffensive spotless children of God in the midst of a depraved and perverse generation (among whom you should shine as stars in the world,

They may

Matthew 5:16
even so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father who is in heaven.
Titus 2:7
In all things show yourself a pattern of virtue: in teaching shewing uncorruptness,


1 Peter 4:11
let a speaker deliver nothing but what is agreeable to the divine oracles: and let him that attends the poor, be active in proportion to the strength God has given him. amen.
Romans 15:9
and you Gentiles ought to glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, "for this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name ."
1 Corinthians 14:25
the secrets of his heart become manifest; and so falling down on his face, he will worship God, and declare that God is certainly amongst you.