2 Corinthians 1:12
Good News Translation
We are proud that our conscience assures us that our lives in this world, and especially our relations with you, have been ruled by God-given frankness and sincerity, by the power of God's grace and not by human wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
We can be proud of our clear conscience. We have always lived honestly and sincerely, especially when we were with you. And we were guided by God's gift of undeserved grace instead of by the wisdom of this world.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

our rejoicing.

Job 13:15 Although he should kill me, I will trust in him: but yet I will reprove my ways in his sight.

Job 23:10-12 But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire: . . .

Job 27:5,6 God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence. . . .

Job 31:1-40 I made a covenant with my eyes, that I would not so much as think upon a virgin. . . .

Psalm 7:3-5 O Lord, my God, if I have done this thing, if there be iniquity in my hands: . . .

Psalm 44:17-21 At the voice of him that reproacheth and detracteth me: at the face of the enemy and persecutor. . . .

Isaiah 38:3 And said: I beseech thee, O Lord, remember how I have walked before thee in truth, and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Ezechias wept with great weeping.

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:

1 Corinthians 4:4 For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

Galatians 6:4 But let every one prove his own work: and so he shall have glory in himself only and not in another.

1 Timothy 1:5,19,20 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 3:16,21 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 John 3:19-22 In this we know that we are of the truth and in his sight shall persuade our hearts. . . .

simplicity.

2 Corinthians 11:3 But I fear lest, as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted and fall from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Romans 16:18,19 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent. . . .

godly.

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not as commanding: but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity.

Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him with a perfect and most sincere heart: and put away the gods which your fathers served in Mesopotamia and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.

1 Corinthians 5:8 Therefore, let us feast, not with the old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness: but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth and having on the breastplate of justice:

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

Titus 2:7 In all things shew thyself an example of good works, in doctrine, in integrity, in gravity,

not.

2 Corinthians 1:17 Whereas then I was thus minded, did I use lightness? Or, the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that there should be with me, It is, and It is not?

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.

2 Corinthians 10:2-4 But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence wherewith I am thought to be bold, against some who reckon us as if we walked according to the flesh. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:15-19 But I most gladly will spend and be spent myself for your souls: although loving you more, I be loved less. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:4,5,13 And my speech and my preaching was not in the persuasive words of human wisdom. but in shewing of the Spirit and power: . . .

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God, I am what I am. And his grace in me hath not been void: but I have laboured more abundantly than all they. Yet not I, but the grace of God with me:

James 3:13-18 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge, among you? Let him shew, by a good contestation, his work in the meekness of wisdom. . . .

James 4:6 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

we have.

Context
Paul's Change of Plans
11You helping withal in prayer for us. That for this gift obtained for us, by the means of many persons, thanks may be given by many in our behalf. 12For 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. 13For we write no other things to you than what you have read and known. And I hope that you shall know unto the end.…
Cross References
Acts 23:1
And Paul, looking upon the council, said: Men, brethren, I have conversed with all good conscience before God until this present day.

1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of speech, lest the cross of Christ should be made void.

1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

1 Corinthians 12:8
To one indeed, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom: and to another, the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:

2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

1 Thessalonians 2:10
You are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and without blame we have been to you that have believed:

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

James 3:15
For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish.

Additional Translations
And this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in relation to you, in the holiness and sincerity that are from God—not in worldly wisdom, but in the grace of God.

For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you, in the purity and sincerity of God, and not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God.

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

For our glorifying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.

For our glorying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our manner of life in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.

For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

For our glorying is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we did conduct ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you;
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