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27 Bible Verses about Seeking Honour

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Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

Exodus 9:17

Thou even so dost exalt thyself against my people that thou wilt not let them go.

Numbers 16:3

and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron and said unto them, We have had enough of you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them; why then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?

John 7:18

He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory, but he that seeks the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

Daniel 11:36

And the king shall do according to his will, and he shall exalt himself and magnify himself above every god and shall speak marvels against the God of gods and shall prosper until the indignation is accomplished, for the determination has been made.

Proverbs 30:32

If thou hast fallen, it is because thou hast lifted thyself up; and if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

Lamentations 1:9

Teth Her filthiness is in her skirts; she did not remember her latter end; therefore she came down surprisingly; she has no comforter. O LORD, behold my affliction, for the enemy has magnified himself.

Proverbs 12:9

He that despises himself and becomes a slave is better than he that honours himself and lacks bread.

Daniel 4:30

the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?

Esther 1:4

to show them the riches of the glory of his kingdom and the honour of beauty of his greatness for many days, even one hundred and eighty days.

Esther 5:11

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches and the multitude of his sons and all the things in which the king had promoted him and how he had advanced him above the princes and slaves of the king.

Matthew 23:6

and love the first place at feasts and the chief seats in the synagogues

Mark 12:39

and the first chairs in the synagogues and the first seats at the suppers,

Luke 20:46

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes and love greetings in the markets and the first seats in the synagogues and the first places at suppers;

Luke 11:43

Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the first seats in the synagogues and greetings in the markets.

Luke 14:7-10

And observing how they chose the first seats at the table, he put forth a parable to those who were invited, saying unto them, When thou art called to a wedding by anyone, do not sit down in the highest place, lest a more honourable man than thou be invited of him, and he that called thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place, and thou begin with shame to have the lowest place.read more.
But when thou art called, go and sit down in the lowest place that when he that invited thee comes, he may say unto thee, Friend, come up higher; then shalt thou have glory in the presence of those that sit at the table with thee.

2 Corinthians 8:21

providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Hebrews 5:5

So also the Christ did not glorify himself to make himself high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son; today have I begotten thee.

Hebrews 5:4

And no one takes this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.

Proverbs 25:6

Do not praise thyself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of great men;

Luke 7:7

therefore neither did I think myself worthy to come unto thee but say the word, and my slave shall be healed.

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor did we seek glory of men neither of you nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome unto you as the apostles of Christ.

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