Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:
In the presence
Put not forth thyself
It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.
In the presence
Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
And Moses said to God, Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the sons of Israel out of Egypt?
1 Samuel 9:20
And as for thy donkeys that were lost three days ago, set not thy mind on them, for they are found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for thee, and for all thy father's house?
1 Samuel 15:17
And Samuel said, Though thou were little in thine own sight, were thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel? And LORD anointed thee king over Israel.
1 Samuel 18:18
And David said to Saul, Who am I, and what is my life, [or] my father's family in Israel, that I should be son-in-law to the king?
2 Samuel 7:8
Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel.
LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty. Neither do I exercise myself in grand matters, or in things too wonderful for me.
Then I said, Ah, lord LORD! Behold, I know not how to speak, for I am a child.
Also Amaziah said to Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thou away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there.
And they love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,