Seeking Honour

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Proverbs 25:27

To eat too much honey isn't good; and neither is it honorable to seek one's own glory.

Exodus 9:17

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

Numbers 16:3

They gathered together against Moses and Aaron and told them, "You have appropriated too much for yourselves from the entire congregation, since all of them are holy, and the LORD is among them, too. Why do you exalt yourselves over the LORD's assembly?"

John 7:18

The one who speaks on his own seeks his own praise. But the one who seeks the praise of him who sent him is genuine, and there's nothing false in him.

Daniel 11:36

""The king will do as he pleases. He'll exalt and magnify himself above every god, speaking amazing things against the God of Gods. He'll succeed until the indignation is completed, because what has been determined must be carried out.

Proverbs 30:32

If you've foolishly exalted yourself or if you've plotted evil, put your hand over your mouth.

Lamentations 1:9

Uncleanness has soiled her skirts, and she gave no thought to what would follow. She fell in such a startling way, with no one to comfort her. Look, LORD, upon my affliction, because my enemy is boasting.

Proverbs 12:9

It's better to be unimportant, yet have a servant, than to pretend to be important, but lack food.

Daniel 4:30

he commented to himself, "Isn't Babylon great? I've built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake of my majesty."

Esther 1:4

He displayed the enormous wealth of his kingdom, along with its splendid beauty and greatness for many days for 180 days in all.

Esther 5:11

Then Haman told them about his splendid wealth, the number of his sons, all the ways the king had honored him, and that he had promoted him above all the other officials and ministers of the king.

Matthew 23:6

They love to have the places of honor at festivals, the best seats in the synagogues,

Mark 12:39

and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes! They like to walk around in long robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 11:43

How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You love to have the places of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted in the marketplaces.

Luke 14:7-10

When Jesus noticed how the guests were choosing the places of honor, he told them a parable. "When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't sit down at the place of honor in case someone more important than you was invited by the host. Then the host who invited both of you would come to you and say, "Give this person your place.' In disgrace, you would have to take the place of least honor. read more.
But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.

2 Corinthians 8:21

We intend to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of people.

Hebrews 5:5

In the same way, the Messiah did not take upon himself the glory of being a high priest. No, it was God who said to him, "You are my Son. Today I have become your Father."

Hebrews 5:4

No one takes this honor upon himself but he is called to it by God, just as Aaron was.

Proverbs 25:6

Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men,

Luke 7:7

That's why I didn't presume to come to you. But just say the word, and let my servant be healed,

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