9 So I said, “The thing that you are doing is not good. Ought you not to walk min the fear of our God nto prevent the taunts of the nations our enemies?
14 So I would have uyounger widows marry, bear children, vmanage their households, and wgive the adversary no occasion for slander.
12 kKeep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, lthey may see your good deeds and glorify God on mthe day of visitation.
16 jhaving a good conscience, so that, kwhen you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame.