1 Corinthians 9:20
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his teacher, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?
The disciple is not above his teacher: but every one that is perfect shall be as his teacher.
But in this will we consent unto you: If you will be as we be, that every male of you be circumcised;
Only in this will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
They all shall speak and say unto you, have you also become weak as we? have you become like unto us?
And Paul said, I would to God, that not only you, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.
Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as you are: you have not injured me at all.
And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.