Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.

Bible References

I pray

2 Corinthians 13:9
For we are glad when we are weak and ye are strong. And this also we pray for, your full qualification.
1 Chronicles 4:10
And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou would keep me from evil, that it not be to my sorrow! And God granted him t
Matthew 6:13
And bring us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, because from thee is the kingdom and the power and the glory into the ages. Truly.
John 17:15
I pray not that thou should take them out of the world, but that thou should keep them from the evil.
Philippians 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment
1 Thessalonians 5:23
And may the God of peace himself sanctify you thoroughly. And may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, blamelessly at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 4:18
And the Lord will rescue me from every evil work, and will save me for his heavenly kingdom, to whom is the glory into the ages of the ages. Truly.

Honest

2 Corinthians 8:21
providing things right, not only in the sight of Lord, but also in the sight of men.
Romans 12:17
rendering to no man evil for evil, premeditating things right in the sight of all men.
Romans 13:13
Let us walk decently as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in beddings and wantonness, not in strife and envy.
Philippians 4:8
Finally brothers, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are commendable, if anything is a virtue, and if
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings and all those who are in prominence, so that we may live a quiet and peaceful life in all piety and propriety.
1 Peter 2:12
Having your behavior good among the Gentiles, so that, upon which they speak against you as evil-doers, they may glorify God in the day of visitation, from having observed your good works.

As reprobates

2 Corinthians 6:8
through glory and disrepute, through slander and commendation; as deceitful, and yet true;
2 Corinthians 10:10
Because, The letters, he says, are indeed weighty and powerful, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech is disdained.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think God has exhibited us the apostles least, as men sentenced to die, because we became a spectacle to the world, both to heavenly agents and to men.