Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Bible References

That he

1 Timothy 5:14
I would therefore have the younger women marry, bear children, rule in domestic matters, and furnish the Adversary with no excuse for slander.
1 Peter 2:12
Live honourable lives among the Gentiles, in order that, although they now speak against you as evil-doers, they may yet witness your good conduct, and may glorify God on the day of reward and retribution.
1 Peter 3:16
Yet argue modestly and cautiously, keeping your consciences free from guilt, so that, when you are spoken against, those who slander your good Christian lives may be put to shame.

May

Luke 13:17
When He had said this, all His opponents were ashamed, while the whole multitude was delighted at the many glorious things continually done by Him.
2 Thessalonians 3:14
and if any one refuses to obey these our written instructions, mark that man and hold no communication with him--so that he may be made to feel ashamed.

Having

Philippians 2:14
Be ever on your guard against a grudging and contentious spirit,