Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."
If you have anything to say, answer me; speak up, because I'd be happy to vindicate you.
Far be it from me to admit that you're right! I intend to maintain my integrity even if it kills me!
1 Corinthians 4:4
For my conscience is clear, but that does not vindicate me. It is the Lord who examines me.
So he told them, "You try to justify yourselves in front of people, but God knows your hearts, because what is highly valued by people is detestable to God.
But the man wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"