Commending Oneself

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 49:18

Though he praises himself during his lifetime—
and people praise you when you do well for yourself—

Proverbs 27:2

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—
a stranger, and not your own lips.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not the one commending himself who is approved, but the one the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 5:12

We are not commending ourselves to you again, but giving you an opportunity to be proud of us, so that you may have a reply for those who take pride in the outward appearance rather than in the heart.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we don’t dare classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. But in measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves to themselves, they lack understanding.

2 Corinthians 3:1

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some, letters of recommendation to you or from you?

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