1 Peter 2:15
Good News Translation
For God wants you to silence the ignorant talk of foolish people by the good things you do.

Contemporary English Version
God wants you to silence stupid and ignorant people by doing right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For so is the will of God, that by doing well you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

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

so.

1 Peter 4:2 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God.

Ephesians 6:6,7 Not serving to the eye, as it were pleasing men: but, as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart. . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: That you should abstain from fornication:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In all things give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you all.

with.

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.

Job 5:16 And to the needy there shall be hope, but iniquity shall draw in her mouth.

Psalm 107:42 The just shall see, and shall rejoice, and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

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.

the ignorance.

1 Timothy 1:13 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

2 Peter 2:12 But these men, as irrational beasts, naturally tending to the snare and to destruction, blaspheming those things which they know not, shall perish in their corruption:

Jude 1:10 But these men blaspheme whatever things they know not: and what things soever they naturally know, like dumb beasts, in these they are corrupted.

foolish.

Deuteronomy 32:6 Is this the return thou makest to the Lord, O foolish and senseless people? Is not he thy father, that hath possessed thee, and made thee, and created thee?

Job 2:10 And he said to her: Thou hast spoken like one of the foolish women: If we have received good things at the hand of God, why should we not receive evil? In all these things Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 5:5 Neither shall the wicked dwell near thee: nor shall the unjust abide before thy eyes.

Proverbs 9:6 He that teacheth a scorner, doth an injury to himself; and he that rebuketh a wicked man, getteth himself a blot.

Jeremiah 4:22 For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Matthew 7:26 And every one that heareth these my words and doth them not, shall be like a foolish man that built his house upon the sand,

Matthew 25:2 And five of them were foolish and five wise.

Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

Galatians 3:1 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you?

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another.

Context
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14Or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of the good. 15For so is the will of God, that by doing well you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: 16As free and not as making liberty a cloak for malice, but as the servants of God.…
Cross References
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 3:16
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.

1 Peter 3:17
For it is better doing well (if such be the will of God) to suffer than doing ill.

Additional Translations
For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorance of foolish men.

because the will of God is this: doing good, to put to silence the ignorance of foolish men,

For so is the will of God, that with well doing you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

For so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

Because so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye put to silence the ignorance of senseless men;

For so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

For so is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

For it is God's will that by doing what is right you should thus silence the ignorant talk of foolish persons.

For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

because, so is the will of God, doing good, to put to silence the ignorance of the foolish men;
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