But when you are bidden, go and sit down in the lowest place; that when he that bade you come, he may say unto you, Friend, go up higher: then shall you have honor in the presence of them that sit at table with you.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may be recompensed for the things done in his body, according to what he has done, whether it be good or bad.
When you are bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest place; lest a more honorable man than you be bidden of him;
Every bed, whereon he lies that has the discharge, is unclean: and everything, whereon he sits, shall be unclean.
And he that sits on any thing on which he sat that has the discharge shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.
And whatsoever saddle which he rides upon that has the discharge shall be unclean.
And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost places at feasts:
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for you love the best seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.