1 Peter 3:15-16 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
15 but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope, 16 but do it with gentleness and reverence, keeping your conscience clear, so that, when you are maligned, those who defame your good conduct in Christ may themselves be put to shame.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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