But when thou hast been invited, go and put thyself down in the last place, that when he who has invited thee comes, he may say to thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have honour before all that are lying at table with thee;
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all be manifested before the judgment-seat of the Christ, that each may receive the things done in the body, according to those he has done, whether it be good or evil.
When thou art invited by any one to a wedding, do not lay thyself down in the first place at table, lest perhaps a more honourable than thou be invited by him,
Every bed whereon he lieth that hath the flux shall be unclean; and every object on which he sitteth shall be unclean.
And he that sitteth on any object whereon he sat that hath the flux shall wash his garments, and bathe in water, and be unclean until the even.
And what carriage soever he rideth upon that hath the flux shall be unclean.
And Jesus entered into the temple of God, and cast out all that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those that sold the doves.
and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;
Woe unto you, Pharisees, for ye love the first seat in the synagogues and salutations in the market-places.