Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.

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Bible References

Of men

John 5:41
I receive not glory from men.
John 7:18
He that speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He Who seeketh the glory of Him Who sent Him the Same is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
John 12:43
for they loved the glory of men, rather than the glory of God.
Galatians 1:10
For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I seeking to please men? If still I were pleasing men, I should not be Christ's servant.
Galatians 5:26
Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.
Galatians 6:13
For neither do those themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let elders who preside well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in word and teaching.


1 Thessalonians 2:9
For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil; working night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any of you, we preached to you the Gospel of God.
1 Corinthians 9:4
Have we no right to eat, and to drink?
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, myself entreat you, through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in your presence, indeed, am lowly among you; but, being absent, am bold toward you;
2 Corinthians 13:10
For this cause, I write these things while absent; that I may not, when present, deal sharply according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not casting down.
Philemon 1:8
Wherefore, though having much boldness in Christ to enjoin upon you that which is becoming,

Been burdensome

1 Corinthians 11:9
for man was also not created on account of the woman, but woman on account of the man;
1 Corinthians 12:13
for, indeed, in one Spirit were we all immersed into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all made to drink of one Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
because now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.

As the

1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are ye not my work in the Lord?

General references

John 5:41
I receive not glory from men.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;