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Seeking Honour

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Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

Exodus 9:17

"Still you exalt yourself against My people by not letting them go.

Numbers 16:3

They assembled together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "You have gone far enough, for all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is in their midst; so why do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of the LORD?"

John 5:44

"How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?

John 7:18

"He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who is seeking the glory of the One who sent Him, He is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

Daniel 11:36

"Then the king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he will prosper until the indignation is finished, for that which is decreed will be done.

Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."

Proverbs 30:32

If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

Lamentations 1:9

Her uncleanness was in her skirts; She did not consider her future Therefore she has fallen astonishingly; She has no comforter "See, O LORD, my affliction, For the enemy has magnified himself!"

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.

Daniel 4:30

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Esther 1:4

And he displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days.

Esther 5:11

Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.

Matthew 23:6

"They love the place of honor at banquets and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Mark 12:39

and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love respectful greetings in the market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,

Luke 11:43

"Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the chief seats in the synagogues and the respectful greetings in the market places.

Luke 14:7-10

And He began speaking a parable to the invited guests when He noticed how they had been picking out the places of honor at the table, saying to them, "When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by him, and he who invited you both will come and say to you, 'Give your place to this man,' and then in disgrace you proceed to occupy the last place. read more.
"But when you are invited, go and recline at the last place, so that when the one who has invited you comes, he may say to you, 'Friend, move up higher'; then you will have honor in the sight of all who are at the table with you.

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Hebrews 5:5

So also Christ did not glorify Himself so as to become a high priest, but He who said to Him, "YOU ARE MY SON, TODAY I HAVE BEGOTTEN YOU";

Hebrews 5:4

And no one takes the honor to himself, but receives it when he is called by God, even as Aaron was.

Proverbs 25:6

Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;

Luke 7:7

for this reason I did not even consider myself worthy to come to You, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Matthew 6:2

"So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, even though as apostles of Christ we might have asserted our authority.

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