It is not good to eat much honey; and to search into weighty matters is itself a weight.
Dost thou still exalt thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them go?
and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said to them, It is enough; for all the assembly, all of them are holy, and Jehovah is among them; and why do ye lift up yourselves above the congregation of Jehovah?
How can ye believe, who receive glory one of another, and seek not the glory which comes from God alone?
He that speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he that seeks the glory of him that has sent him, he is true, and unrighteousness is not in him.
And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he shall prosper until the indignation be accomplished: for that which is determined shall be done.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth.
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay the hand upon thy mouth.
Her impurity was in her skirts, she remembered not her latter end; and she came down wonderfully: she hath no comforter. Jehovah, behold my affliction; for the enemy hath magnified himself.
Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
the king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
when he shewed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the splendid magnificence of his grandeur many days, a hundred and eighty days.
And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.
and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues,
and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;
Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and who love salutations in the market-places, 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.
And he spoke a parable to those that were invited, remarking how they chose out the first places, saying to them, 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, and he who invited thee and him come and say to thee, Give place to this man, and then thou begin with shame to take the last place.read more.
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;
to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
2 Corinthians 8:21
for we provide for things honest, not only before the Lord, but also before men.
Thus the Christ also has not glorified himself to be made a high priest; but he who had said to him, Thou art my Son, I have to-day begotten thee.
And no one takes the honour to himself but as called by God, even as Aaron also.
Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of the great;
Wherefore neither did I count myself worthy to come to thee. But say by a word and my servant shall be healed.
When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have been a charge as Christ's apostles;