Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

Bible References

General references

Luke 9:46
At length they enter'd into a debate, which of them should be the greatest.
Matthew 20:20
Then the mother of Zebedee's children, with her two sons, came and threw herself at his feet, desiring a favour of him.
Mark 9:34
at which they were silent, for upon the road they had disputed about precedency.
Mark 10:37
they replied, when you are in your glory, grant that we may sit, the one on your right hand, and the other on your left.
Romans 12:10
in brotherly kindness be passionately affected to one another; in honour prefer one another:
1 Corinthians 13:4
Social affection is patient, is kind; is a stranger to envy; is not insolently vain, nor arrogant: does not behave indecently,
Philippians 2:3
Do nothing out of a spirit of contention, or for vain-glory, but modestly look upon others as if they were better than yourselves.
James 4:5
or do you imagine that passage of scripture to be insignificant, "does the spirit that dwells in you, incite you to vice?"
1 Peter 5:5
As for you that are young, be you submissive to those of a more advanc'd age: and do you all of you pay a becoming deference to one another: be cloak'd with humility, for " God opposes the proud, and shows favour to the humble."