2 Corinthians 8:21
Good News Translation
Our purpose is to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of others.

Contemporary English Version
But we want to do what pleases the Lord and what people think is right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men.

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For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men.

for.

Romans 12:17 To no man rendering evil for evil. Providing good things, not only in the sight of God but also in the sight of all men.

Philippians 4:8 For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think on these things.

1 Timothy 5:14 I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

Titus 2:5-8 To be discreet, chaste, sober, having a care of the house, gentle, obedient to their husbands: that the word of God be not blasphemed. . . .

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.

not.

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 5:9-11 And therefore we labour, whether absent or present, to please him. . . .

Matthew 5:16 So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:1,4 Take heed that you do not your justice before men, to be seen by them: otherwise you shall not have a reward of your Father who is in heaven. . . .

Matthew 23:5 And all their works they do for to be seen of men. For they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge their fringes.

1 Thessalonians 5:22 From all appearance of evil refrain yourselves.

Context
Titus Commended
20Avoiding this, lest any man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us. 21For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men. 22And we have sent with them our brother also, whom we have often proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent: with much confidence in you,…
Cross References
Ruth 3:14
So she slept at his feet till the night was going off. And she arose before men could know one another, and Booz said: Beware lest any man know that thou camest hither.

Proverbs 3:4
Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

Romans 12:17
To no man rendering evil for evil. Providing good things, not only in the sight of God but also in the sight of all men.

Romans 14:18
For he that in this serveth Christ pleaseth God and is approved of men.

2 Corinthians 8:20
Avoiding this, lest any man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us.

2 Corinthians 8:22
And we have sent with them our brother also, whom we have often proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent: with much confidence in you,

1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

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.

Additional Translations
For we are taking great care to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord, but also in the eyes of men.

For we are taking great care to do what is right, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

for we take thought for things honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

for we provide for things honest, not only before [the] Lord, but also before men.

for we take thought for things honourable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

For we seek not only God's approval of our integrity, but man's also.

Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

providing right things, not only before the Lord, but also before men;
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