New International Version
So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.
King James Bible
And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.
Darby Bible Translation
For this cause I also exercise [myself] to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.
World English Bible
Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.
Young's Literal Translation
and in this I do exercise myself, to have a conscience void of offence toward God and men always.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And herein do I exercise myself - And this very tenet is a pledge for my good behavior; for as I believe there will be a resurrection, both of the just and unjust, and that every man shall be judged for the deeds done in the body, so I exercise myself day and night, that I may have a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men.
Toward God - In entertaining no opinion contrary to his truth; and in offering no worship contrary to his dignity, purity, and excellence.
Toward men - In doing nothing to them that I would not, on a change of circumstances, they should do to me; and in withholding nothing by which I might comfort and serve them.
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ACTS xxiv. 25. And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee. This is a well-known text, on which many a sermon has been preached, and with good reason, for it is an important text. It tells us of a man who, like too many men in all times, trembled when he heard the truth about his wicked life, but did not therefore repent and mend; and a very serious lesson we may …
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Paul looked straight at the Sanhedrin and said, "My brothers, I have fulfilled my duty to God in all good conscience to this day."
1 Corinthians 10:32
Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God--
2 Timothy 1:3
I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.
Pray for us. We are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.
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