21 For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man.

Read 2 Corinthians 8:21 Using Other Translations

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
for we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord's sight but also in the sight of man.
We are careful to be honorable before the Lord, but we also want everyone else to see that we are honorable.