Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

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Bible References

That speaketh

John 5:41
I do not receive glory from men.
John 8:49
Jesus answered, I have no demon, but I honor my Father, and ye dishonor me.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God.
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.
Philippians 2:3
in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others. While able to bear down as apostles of Christ,
1 Peter 4:11
If any man speaks, as oracles of God. If any man serves, as of ability as God supplies. So that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the dominion into the ages of the ages. Truly.

Seeketh his glory

John 3:26
And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he who was with thee beyond the Jordan, about whom thou have testified, behold, this man immerses, and all men come to him.
John 11:4
But when Jesus heard, he said, This sickness is not about death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.
John 12:28
Father, glorify thy name. A voice therefore came out of heaven, saying, I both glorified it, and I will glorify again.
John 13:31
When he went out, Jesus says, Now the Son of man is glorified, and God is glorified in him.
John 17:4
I glorified thee on the earth. I finished the work which thou have given me that I should do.
Exodus 32:10
Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may grow hot against them, and that I may consume them. And I will make of thee a great nation.
Numbers 11:29
And Moses said to him, Are thou jealous for my sake? Would that all of LORD's people were prophets, that LORD would put his Spirit upon them!
Proverbs 25:27
It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.
Matthew 6:9
Pray ye therefore this way: Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be thy name.

General references

John 5:41
I do not receive glory from men.