Acts 24:16 "In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.

King James Version

And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.

Holman Bible

I always do my best to have a clear conscience toward God and men.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I always do my best to have a clear conscience before God and people.

A Conservative Version

And in this I fashion myself, having a conscience always nonstumbling before God and men.

American Standard Version

Herein I also exercise myself to have a conscience void of offence toward God and men always.

Amplified

Therefore I always exercise and discipline myself [mortifying my body, deadening my carnal affections, bodily appetites, and worldly desires, endeavoring in all respects] to have a clear (unshaken, blameless) conscience, void of offense toward God and toward men.

An Understandable Version

So, for this reason I make every effort to have a clear conscience before God and men at all times.

Anderson New Testament

And I do exercise myself in this, always to have a conscience void of offense toward God and man.

Bible in Basic English

And in this, I do my best at all times to have no reason for shame before God or men.

Common New Testament

And so I do my best always to have a clear conscience before God and men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and 'tis my endeavour to preserve a conscience free from reproach both with respect to God, and with respect to men.

Darby Translation

For this cause I also exercise myself to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.

Godbey New Testament

In this I also exercise, to always have a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore I strive always to have a clear conscience before God and men.

John Wesley New Testament

And for this cause do I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offence toward God and toward man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And for this reason do I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men.

Julia Smith Translation

And in this I myself attend carefully, to have a conscience unhurt towards God and men always.

King James 2000

And in this do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{For this reason} also myself {always} do my best to have a clear conscience toward God and people.

Modern King James verseion

And in this I exercise myself, always to have a blameless conscience toward God and men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore study I to have a clear conscience toward God, and toward man also.

Moffatt New Testament

Hence I too endeavour to have a clear conscience before God and men all the time.

Montgomery New Testament

"Hence I too endeavor to have a conscience void of offense toward God and men alway.

NET Bible

This is the reason I do my best to always have a clear conscience toward God and toward people.

New Heart English Bible

Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Noyes New Testament

On this ground do I also myself strive to have always a conscience void of offence toward God and toward men.

Sawyer New Testament

And in this also I endeavor always to have a conscience without offense towards God and man.

The Emphasized Bible

herein, even I, myself, am studying to have, an unoffending conscience, towards God and men, continually.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this cause indeed I exert my utmost care to keep my conscience ever unoffending towards God and towards man.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This being so, I strive at all times to keep my conscience clear before both God and man.

Webster

And in this I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense towards God, and towards men.

Weymouth New Testament

This too is my own earnest endeavour--always to have a clear conscience in relation to God and man.

Williams New Testament

So I am always striving to have a conscience that is clear before God and men.

World English Bible

Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Worrell New Testament

In this I myself also am striving always to have a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Worsley New Testament

And on this account do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence both towards God and towards men.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in this I do exercise myself, to have a conscience void of offence toward God and men always.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

do I exercise
ἀσκέω 
Askeo 
Usage: 1


Usage: 0

to have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

διαπαντός 
Diapantos 
Usage: 7

συνείδησις 
suneidesis 
Usage: 32

ἀπρόσκοπος 
Aproskopos 
Usage: 3

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 24:16

Context Readings

Paul Before Felix At Caesarea Maritima

15 having a hope in God, which these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked. 16 "In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men. 17 "Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;



Cross References

Acts 23:1

Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, "Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day."

Romans 2:15

in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,

Romans 9:1

I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I am conscious of nothing against myself, yet I am not by this acquitted; but the one who examines me is the Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and so is God, how devoutly and uprightly and blamelessly we behaved toward you believers;

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

1 Timothy 1:19

keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

1 Timothy 3:9

but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.

2 Timothy 1:3

I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,

Titus 1:15

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Titus 2:11-13

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things.

1 Peter 2:19

For this finds favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a person bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly.

1 Peter 3:16

and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.

1 Peter 3:21

Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,



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