Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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
And
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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 24:16

References

Images Acts 24:16

Context Readings

Paul Before Felix At Caesarea Maritima

15 having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust. 16 Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men. 17 Now after some years, I came to bring gifts for the needy to my nation, and offerings;



Cross References

Acts 23:1

Paul, looking steadfastly at the council, said, "Brothers, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day."

Romans 2:15

in that they show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience testifying with them, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or else excusing them)

Romans 9:1

I tell the truth in Christ. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit,

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I know nothing against myself. Yet I am not justified by this, but he who judges me is the Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses with God, how holy, righteously, and blamelessly we behaved ourselves toward you who believe.

1 Timothy 1:5

but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith;

1 Timothy 1:19

holding faith and a good conscience; which some having thrust away made a shipwreck concerning the faith;

1 Timothy 3:9

holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.

2 Timothy 1:3

I thank God, whom I serve as my forefathers did, with a pure conscience. How unceasing is my memory of you in my petitions, 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's draw near with a true heart in fullness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and having our body washed with pure water,

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we are persuaded that we have a good conscience, desiring to live honorably in all things.

1 Peter 2:19

For it is commendable if someone endures pain, suffering unjustly, because of conscience toward God.

1 Peter 3:16

having a good conscience; that, while you are spoken against as evildoers, they may be disappointed who curse your good way of life in Christ.

1 Peter 3:21

This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you -- not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

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