Honest, Honesty

Luke 8:15; Romans 12:17; 2 Corinthians 8:21; 2 Corinthians 13:7; Philippians 4:8; 1 Timothy 2:2; Hebrews 13:18; 1 Peter 2:12
These words in the New Testament are not confined to trustworthiness, as the words are now commonly understood; but extend to any honorable conduct (Luke 8:1515But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. (Luke 8:15); Rom. 12:1717Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. (Romans 12:17); 2 Cor. 8:2121Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men. (2 Corinthians 8:21); 2 Cor. 13:77Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates. (2 Corinthians 13:7); Phil. 4:88Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. (Philippians 4:8); 1 Tim. 2:22For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. (1 Timothy 2:2); Heb. 13:1818Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly. (Hebrews 13:18); 1 Pet. 2:1212Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. (1 Peter 2:12)).