1 Peter 3:16
Good News Translation
but do it with gentleness and respect. Keep your conscience clear, so that when you are insulted, those who speak evil of your good conduct as followers of Christ will become ashamed of what they say.

Contemporary English Version
Give a kind and respectful answer and keep your conscience clear. This way you will make people ashamed for saying bad things about your good conduct as a follower of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

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But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

a good.

1 Peter 3:21 Whereunto baptism, being of the like form, now saveth you also: not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but, the examination of a good conscience towards God by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:19 For this is thankworthy: if, for conscience towards God, a man endure sorrows, suffering wrongfully.

Acts 24:16 And herein do I endeavour to have always a conscience without offence, towards God and towards men.

Romans 9:1 I speak the truth in Christ: I lie not, my conscience bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost:

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our glory is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity of heart and sincerity of God, and not in carnal wisdom, but in the grace of God, we have conversed in this world: and more abundantly towards you.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 1:5,19 Now the end of the commandment is charity from a pure heart, and a good conscience, and an unfeigned faith. . . .

2 Timothy 1:3 I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day.

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

Hebrews 13:18 Pray for us. For we trust we have a good conscience, being willing to behave ourselves well in all things.

whereas.

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Titus 2:8 The sound word that can not be blamed: that he who is on the contrary part may be afraid, having no evil to say of us.

falsely.

Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:

good.

1 Peter 3:1,2 In like manner also, let wives be subject to their husbands: that, if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives, . . .

Context
Suffering for Righteousness
15But sanctify the Lord Christ in your hearts, being ready always to satisfy every one that asketh you a reason of that hope which is in you. 16But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ. 17For it is better doing well (if such be the will of God) to suffer than doing ill.…
Cross References
Daniel 6:4
And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

Acts 28:22
But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that it is every where contradicted.

1 Timothy 1:5
Now the end of the commandment is charity from a pure heart, and a good conscience, and an unfeigned faith.

Hebrews 13:18
Pray for us. For we trust we have a good conscience, being willing to behave ourselves well in all things.

1 Peter 2:12
Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 2:15
For so is the will of God, that by doing well you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

1 Peter 2:19
For this is thankworthy: if, for conscience towards God, a man endure sorrows, suffering wrongfully.

1 Peter 3:21
Whereunto baptism, being of the like form, now saveth you also: not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but, the examination of a good conscience towards God by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:4
Wherein they think it strange that you run not with them into the same confusion of riotousness: speaking evil of you.

Additional Translations
keeping a clear conscience, so that those who slander you may be put to shame by your good behavior in Christ.

having a good conscience, so that in the case that they might speak against you, those reviling your good manner of life in Christ, they shall be ashamed.

Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.

having a good conscience, that [as to that] in which they speak against you as evildoers, they may be ashamed who calumniate your good conversation in Christ.

having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.

Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evil-doers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good deportment in Christ.

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.

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.

having a good conscience, that in that in which they speak against you as evil-doers, they may be ashamed who are traducing your good behaviour in Christ;
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