Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

Falsely

General references

Bible References

Whereas

1 Peter 2:12
Live upright lives among the heathen, so that even if they charge you with being evil-doers, they may from observing the uprightness of your conduct come to praise God on the Day of Judgment.
Titus 2:8
and present a wholesome, unobjectionable message, so that your opponent may be put to shame at finding nothing bad to say about us.

Falsely

Matthew 5:11
"Blessed are you when people abuse you, and persecute you, and falsely say everything bad of you, on my account.

Good

1 Peter 3:1
You married women, in the same way, must be submissive to your husbands, so that any who refuse to believe the message may be won over without argument through the behavior of their wives

General references

Acts 24:13
and they cannot sustain the charges they have just made against me.