“Will you speak what is unjust for God, And speak what is deceitful for Him?
“For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you.
“Remember now, who ever perished being innocent? Or where were the upright destroyed?
“Shall a multitude of words go unanswered, And a talkative man be acquitted?
“He who informs against friends for a share of the spoil, The eyes of his children also will languish.
My lips certainly will not speak unjustly, Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.
“Let me now be partial to no one, Nor flatter any man.
They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? ( I am speaking in human terms.)
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.