15 But [a]sanctify [b]the Lord God in your hearts, and always (A)be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the (B)hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; 16 (C)having a good conscience, that when they defame you as evildoers, those who revile your good conduct in Christ may be ashamed. 17 For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.

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