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Philippians 2:3-4

Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself. Each of you should be concerned not only about your own interests, but about the interests of others as well.

Matthew 16:25

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Mark 8:35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.

Luke 9:24

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

Romans 14:15

For if your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer walking in love. Do not destroy by your food someone for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, being jealous of one another.

James 3:14-15

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic.

Isaiah 5:8

Those who accumulate houses are as good as dead, those who also accumulate landed property until there is no land left, and you are the only landowners remaining within the land.

Daniel 4:30

The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.

Proverbs 21:4

Haughty eyes and a proud heart -- the agricultural product of the wicked is sin.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not honor yourself before the king, and do not stand in the place of great men; for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here," than to put you lower before a prince, whom your eyes have seen.

Luke 14:11

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

2 Samuel 15:1

Some time later Absalom managed to acquire a chariot and horses, as well as fifty men to serve as his royal guard.

1 Kings 1:5

Now Adonijah, son of David and Haggith, was promoting himself, boasting, "I will be king!" He managed to acquire chariots and horsemen, as well as fifty men to serve as his royal guard.

Isaiah 14:13

You said to yourself, "I will climb up to the sky. Above the stars of El I will set up my throne. I will rule on the mountain of assembly on the remote slopes of Zaphon.

Jeremiah 46:5

What do I see?" says the Lord. "The soldiers are terrified. They are retreating. They have been defeated. They are overcome with terror; they desert quickly without looking back.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you said, "I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods, in the heart of the seas" -- yet you are a man and not a god, though you think you are godlike.

Matthew 20:21

He said to her, "What do you want?" She replied, "Permit these two sons of mine to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom."

Matthew 23:6-7

They love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues and elaborate greetings in the marketplaces, and to have people call them 'Rabbi.'

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the experts in the law. They like walking around in long robes, and they love elaborate greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 14:7

Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. He said to them,

Luke 22:24

A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.

Exodus 23:2

"You must not follow a crowd in doing evil things; in a lawsuit you must not offer testimony that agrees with a crowd so as to pervert justice,

Mark 8:36-37

For what benefit is it for a person to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his life? What can a person give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 24:38

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

Luke 14:18

But one after another they all began to make excuses. The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. Please excuse me.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful person will have an abundance of blessings, but the one who hastens to gain riches will not go unpunished.

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the goods we seized a nice robe from Babylon, two hundred silver pieces, and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels. I wanted them, so I took them. They are hidden in the ground right in the middle of my tent with the silver underneath."

2 Kings 5:20

Gehazi, the prophet Elisha's servant, thought, "Look, my master did not accept what this Syrian Naaman offered him. As certainly as the Lord lives, I will run after him and accept something from him."

Micah 3:11

Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"

Luke 18:23

But when the man heard this he became very sad, for he was extremely wealthy.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What will you give me to betray him into your hands?" So they set out thirty silver coins for him.

John 12:6

(Now Judas said this not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief. As keeper of the money box, he used to steal what was put into it.)

Acts 16:19

But when her owners saw their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the authorities.

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was also hoping that Paul would give him money, and for this reason he sent for Paul as often as possible and talked with him.

Job 15:16

how much less man, who is abominable and corrupt, who drinks in evil like water!

Proverbs 17:19

The one who loves a quarrel loves transgression; whoever builds his gate high seeks destruction.

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