Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Not

2 Corinthians 10:12
For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with certain of them that commend themselves: but they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.
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.
Proverbs 21:2
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth 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 unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted 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 publican.

Approved

2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 13:7
Now we pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we may appear approved, but that ye may do that which is honorable, though we be as reprobate.
Acts 2:22
Ye men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God unto you by mighty works and wonders and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, even as ye yourselves know;
Romans 14:18
For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.
Romans 16:10
Salute Apelles the approved in Christ. Salute them that are of the household of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For there must be also factions among you, that they that are approved may be made manifest among you.
2 Timothy 2:15
Give diligence to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, handling aright the word of truth.

But

Matthew 25:20
And he that received the five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: lo, I have gained other five talents.
John 5:42
But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in yourselves.
John 12:43
for they loved the glory that is of men more than the glory that is of God.
Romans 2:29
but he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Wherefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each man have his praise from God.
1 Peter 1:7
that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold that perisheth though it is proved by fire, may be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation 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.