and shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.
But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill a righteous nation?
Did he not say to me, She is my sister? and she, even she said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and in the innocency of my hands have I done this.
And God said to him in a dream, I also knew that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart, and I, too, have withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore have I not suffered thee to touch her.
Remember, I pray thee, who that was innocent has perished? and where were the upright cut off?
Behold, God will not cast off a perfect man, neither will he take evil-doers by the hand.
Since thou knowest that I am not wicked, and that there is none that delivereth out of thy hand?
Should I lie against my right? My wound is incurable without transgression.
I will wash my hands in innocency, and will encompass thine altar, O Jehovah,
If I justified myself, mine own mouth would condemn me; were I perfect, he would prove me perverse.
And Ephraim saith, Nevertheless I am become rich, I have found me out substance; in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and righteously and blamelessly we have conducted ourselves with you that believe:
2 Samuel 3:28
And afterwards David heard it, and he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before Jehovah for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner:
2 Samuel 22:24
And I was upright before him, And kept myself from mine iniquity.
And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity.
Were I perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.
(Let me be weighed in an even balance, and +God will take knowledge of my blamelessness;)
I am clean without transgression; I am pure, and there is no iniquity in me;
For Job hath said, I am righteous, and God hath taken away my judgment:
My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me; forasmuch as before him innocence was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
For thou sayest, My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.
But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity. Redeem me, and be gracious unto me.
Thou hast proved my heart, thou hast visited me by night; thou hast tried me, thou hast found nothing: my thought goeth not beyond my word.
1 Samuel 24:11
And see, my father, yes, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand. For in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou liest in wait for my life to take it.
2 Samuel 14:9
And the woman of Tekoah said to the king, Upon me, my lord, O king, be the iniquity, and upon my father's house; and the king and his throne be guiltless.
2 Samuel 15:11
And with Absalom went two hundred men out of Jerusalem, that were invited; and they went in their simplicity, and they knew nothing.
And Pilate, seeing that it availed nothing, but that rather a tumult was arising, having taken water, washed his hands before the crowd, saying, I am guiltless of the blood of this righteous one: see ye to it.
as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which is in the law, found blameless;
And it came to pass after three days, that he called together those who were the chief of the Jews; and when they had come together he said to them, Brethren, I having done nothing against the people or the customs of our forefathers, have been delivered a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,
Wherefore I witness to you this day, that I am clean from the blood of all,
Paul answering for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar, have I offended in anything.
All that found them devoured them, and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Jehovah, the habitation of righteousness, even Jehovah, the hope of their fathers.
2 Corinthians 7:11
For, behold, this same thing, your being grieved according to God, how much diligence it wrought in you, but what excusing of yourselves, but what indignation, but what fear, but what ardent desire, but what zeal, but what vengeance: in every way ye have proved yourselves to be pure in the matter.
Such is the way of an adulterous woman: she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.
And thou sayest, Indeed I am innocent; his anger will turn from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee because thou sayest, I have not sinned.