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? Or do we need, as do some, letters of commendation to you or from you?
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves, as servants of God, in great endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 10:8
For though I should boast somewhat abundantly concerning our authority, (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down) I will not be disappointed,
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Proverbs 27:2
Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Give

2 Corinthians 1:14
as also you acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, even as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them that desire an occasion, that in which they boast, they may be found even as we.
2 Corinthians 12:1
It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Appearance

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

General references

Philippians 1:26
that your rejoicing may abound in Christ Jesus in me through my presence with you again.