Commending Oneself

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Psalm 49:18

Though while he lived he blessed his soul -- and men praise you when you do well for yourself --

Proverbs 27:2

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

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it isn't he who commends himself who is approved, but whom the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 5:12

For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with some of those who commend themselves. But they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.

2 Corinthians 3:1

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

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