Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not class or compare ourselves with some who do, themselves, commend; but, they, among themselves, measuring, themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without discernment!
2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we to begin again, ourselves, to commend? or have we need, like some, of commendatory letters unto you, or from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
Not again, ourselves, do we commend unto you, but as though an occasion we were giving unto you - something to boast of, in our behalf; that ye may have something suited unto them who, in appearance, are boasting, and not in heart.
Proverbs 21:2
Every way of a man, may be right in his own eyes, but, he that testeth hearts, is Yahweh.
Proverbs 27:2
Let another 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 who justify themselves before men, but, God, knoweth your hearts; because, that which amongst men is lofty, is an abomination before God.
Luke 18:10
Two men, went up into the temple to pray, one, a Pharisee, and, the other, a tax-collector.


2 Corinthians 6:4
But, in everything, commending ourselves as God's ministers, - in much endurance, in tribulations, in necessities, in straits,
2 Corinthians 13:7
But we pray unto God, that ye may do nothing base, - not that, we, may appear, accepted, but that, ye, the honourable thing, may be doing, even though, we, should be, as it were, rejected;
Acts 2:22
Ye men of Israel! hear these words: - Jesus the Nazarene, a man pointed out of God unto you by mighty works and wonders and signs, which God did through him in your midst, just as ye yourselves know,
Romans 14:18
For, he that in this doeth service unto the Christ, is acceptable unto God, and approved unto men.
Romans 16:10
Salute Apelles, the approved in Christ. Salute them of the household of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For there must needs be, even parties among you, that, the approved, themselvesmay become manifest among you.
2 Timothy 2:15
Give diligence, thyself, approved, to present unto God, - a workman not to be put to shame, skillfully handling the word of truth.


Matthew 25:20
And he who the five talents had received, coming forward, brought other five talents, saying, - Lord! five talents, to me, thou didst deliver up: See! other five talents, I gained.
John 5:42
But I have taken knowledge of you, that, the love of God, ye have not, in yourselves: -
John 12:43
for they loved the glory of men, more than the glory of God.
Romans 2:29
But, he who is one in secret, is a Jew, - and, that is , circumcision, which is of the heart, in spirit, not in letter, - whose, praise, is not of men, but of God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
So then, not before the fitting time, be judging anything, - until the Lord shall come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and, then, the praise shall come to each one, from God.
1 Peter 1:7
In order that the proving of your faith - much more precious than of gold that perisheth even though, by means of fire, it is proved - may be found unto praise and glory and honour in the revealing of Jesus Christ, -

General references

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