Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Titus 2:8 in English Standard Version "and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us." Ne 5:9 So I said, “The thing that you are doing is not good. Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God to prevent the taunts of the nations our enemies? 1Ti 5:14 So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their households, and give the adversary no occasion for slander. 1Ti 6:3 If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, 1Pe 2:12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. 1Pe 3:16 having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame.