Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.

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Bible References

We

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 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as helpers of God, in much perseverance, in afflictions, in necessities, in restrictions,
2 Corinthians 10:8
For even if I also should boast somewhat more abundantly about our authority (which the Lord gave us for building up, and not for tearing you down), I will not be shamed,
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become foolish, boasting. Ye compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I came short in nothing of those, superlative apostles, even though I am nothing.
Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Give

2 Corinthians 1:14
as also ye did acknowledge us in part, because we are your boast, just as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I do, I also will do, so that I may cut off the opportunity of those who desire an opportunity, that in what they boast, they might appear just as we also.
2 Corinthians 12:1
(Really, to me boasting is not helpful.) For I will come to visions and revelations of Lord.

Appearance

Galatians 6:12
As many as desire to make a good impression in flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only so that they may not be persecuted for the cross of the Christ.

General references

Philippians 1:26
So that your pride may abound in Christ Jesus in me because of my presence with you again.