Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Not

2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not classify or compare ourselves to some of those who commend themselves. But they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves to themselves, do not understand.
2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? Unless we need, as some men, commendatory letters to you or commendatory from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
For we are not commending ourselves again to you, but giving you an opportunity of boasting about us, so that ye may have for those who boast in appearance and not in heart.
Proverbs 21:2
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the hearts.
Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Luke 16:15
And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 18:10
Two men went up into the temple to pray, the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax collector.

Approved

2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as helpers of God, in much perseverance, in afflictions, in necessities, in restrictions,
2 Corinthians 13:7
Now I pray to God, to do you nothing harmful, not that we would appear test-passing, but that ye would do right, even like we might be test-failing.
Acts 2:22
Men, Israelites, hear ye these words. Jesus the Nazarene, a man shown by God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know,
Romans 14:18
For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.
Romans 16:10
Salute Apelles, a man reliable in Christ. Salute the men from those of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For there must also be factions among you, so that the genuine may become apparent among you.
2 Timothy 2:15
Be diligent to present thyself approved to God, an irreproachable workman, correctly traversing the word of truth.

But

Matthew 25:20
And having come, the man who received the five talents brought five other talents, saying, Lord, thou delivered five talents to me, lo, I have gained five other talents besides them.
John 5:42
But I know you, that ye have not the love of God within yourselves.
John 12:43
for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
Romans 2:29
but he is a Jew in what is hidden, and circumcision is of the heart, in spirit not a document, whose praise is not from men but from God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.
1 Peter 1:7
so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

General references

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