Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

Are not wise

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Bible References

We dare not

2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? or need we, as do some, epistles of commendation to you or from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
We are not again commending ourselves unto you, but'speak as giving you occasion of glorying on our behalf, that ye may have wherewith to answer them that glory in appearance, and not in heart.
Job 12:2
No doubt but ye are the people, And wisdom shall die with you.
Proverbs 25:27
It is not good to eat much honey: So for men to search out their own glory is grievous.
Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
Romans 15:18
For I will not dare to speak of any things save those which Christ wrought through me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,

Are not wise

Proverbs 26:12
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

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Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.