Seeking Honour

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 9:17

You are still acting arrogantly against My people by not letting them go.

Numbers 16:3

They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire community is holy, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”

John 7:18

The one who speaks for himself seeks his own glory. But He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

Daniel 11:36

“Then the king will do whatever he wants. He will exalt and magnify himself above every god, and he will say outrageous things against the God of gods. He will be successful until the time of wrath is completed, because what has been decreed will be accomplished.

Proverbs 30:32

If you have been foolish by exalting yourself
or if you’ve been scheming,
put your hand over your mouth.

Lamentations 1:9

?TetHer uncleanness stains her skirts.
She never considered her end.
Her downfall was astonishing;
there was no one to comfort her.
Lord, look on my affliction,
for the enemy triumphs!

Proverbs 12:9

Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant,
than to act important but have no food.

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?”

Esther 1:4

He displayed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the magnificent splendor of his greatness for a total of 180 days.

Esther 5:11

Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had honored him and promoted him in rank over the other officials and the royal staff.

Matthew 23:6

They love the place of honor at banquets, the front seats in the synagogues,

Mark 12:39

the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.

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 11:43

“Woe to you Pharisees! You love the front seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

Luke 14:7-10

He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noticed how they would choose the best places for themselves: “When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don’t recline at the best place, because a more distinguished person than you may have been invited by your host. The one who invited both of you may come and say to you, ‘Give your place to this man,’ and then in humiliation, you will proceed to take the lowest place.read more.
“But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.

2 Corinthians 8:21

For we are making provision for what is right, not only before the Lord but also before men.

Hebrews 5:5

In the same way, the Messiah did not exalt Himself to become a high priest, but the One who said to Him, You are My Son; today I have become Your Father,

Hebrews 5:4

No one takes this honor on himself; instead, a person is called by God, just as Aaron was.

Proverbs 25:6

Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great;

Luke 7:7

That is why I didn’t even consider myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be cured.

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