That ye should walk becomingly to them without, and have need of nothing.
And he said to them, To you has it been given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to those without, all are in parables:
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in revelries and drunkenness, not in coition and licentiousness, not in strife and envy.
For what to me also to judge them without? do ye yourselves judge them within
Prepared for this, lest any blame us in this abundance served by us:
Or did I a sin, humbling myself that ye might be exalted, because I announced to you the good news of God gratuitously?
As to the rest, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever venerable, whatever just, whatever pure, whatever lovely, whatever prosperous; if any ability, and if any praise, reckon up these things.
And he must also have good testimony from them without;lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the accuser.
The word sound, not to be condemned; that he from the opposite may be changed, having nothing bad to say of you.
Having your turning back good in the nations: that, in what they speak against you as doing evil, from good works, they having beheld, might praise God in the day of inspection.
Likewise, wives being subject to their own husbands; that also, if any believe not the word, by the turning back of wives might be gained without the word;
Having a good consciousness; that, in what they speak evil against you, as doing evil, they threatening your good turning round in Christ should be ashamed.