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Philippians 2:3-4

Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves. Everyone should look out not [only] for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.

Matthew 16:25

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it.

Mark 8:35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me and the gospel will save it.

Luke 9:24

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it.

Romans 14:15

For if your brother is hurt by what you eat, you are no longer walking according to love. By what you eat, do not destroy that one for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

We must not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't brag and lie in defiance of the truth. Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.

Daniel 4:30

the king exclaimed, "Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?"

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.

Proverbs 21:4

The lamp that guides the wicked- haughty eyes and an arrogant heart-is sin.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don't brag about yourself before the king, and don't stand in the place of the great; for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here!" than to demote you in plain view of a noble.

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

2 Samuel 15:1

After this, Absalom got himself a chariot, horses, and 50 men to run before him.

1 Kings 1:5

Adonijah son of Haggith kept exalting himself, saying, "I will be king!" He also assembled chariots, cavalry, and 50 men to run ahead of him.

Isaiah 14:13

You said to yourself: "I will ascend to the heavens; I will set up my throne above the stars of God. I will sit on the mount of the [gods'] assembly, in the remotest parts of the North.

Jeremiah 46:5

Why have I seen [this]? They are terrified, they are retreating, their warriors are crushed, they flee headlong, they never look back, terror is on every side! [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre: This is what the Lord God says: Your heart is proud, and you have said: I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods in the heart of the sea. Yet you are a man and not a god, though you have regarded your heart as that of a god.

Matthew 20:21

"What do you want?" He asked her. "Promise," she said to Him, "that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right and the other on Your left, in Your kingdom."

Matthew 23:6-7

They love the place of honor at banquets, the front seats in the synagogues, greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called 'Rabbi' by people.

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces, the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 14:7

He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noticed how they would choose the best places for themselves:

Luke 22:24

Then a dispute also arose among them about who should be considered the greatest.

Mark 8:36-37

For what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world yet lose his life? What can a man give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 24:38

For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark.

Luke 14:18

"But without exception they all began to make excuses. The first one said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. I ask you to excuse me.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak."

2 Kings 5:20

Gehazi, the attendant of Elisha the man of God, thought: My master has let this Aramean Naaman off lightly by not accepting from him what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe, her priests teach for payment, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean on the Lord, saying, "Isn't the Lord among us? No calamity will overtake us."

Luke 18:23

After he heard this, he became extremely sad, because he was very rich.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?" So they weighed out 30 pieces of silver for him.

John 12:6

He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.

Acts 16:19

When her owners saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to the authorities.

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason he sent for him quite often and conversed with him.

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt, who drinks injustice like water?

Proverbs 17:19

One who loves to offend loves strife; one who builds a high threshold invites injury.

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