It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search out their own glory is not glory.
And yet exalt you yourself against my people, that you will not let them go?
And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, You take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: why then lift you up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
How can you believe, who receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that comes from God only?
He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory: but he that seeks his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak astonishing things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the wrath is accomplished: for what has been determined shall be done.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.
And they said, Come, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand upon your mouth.
Her filthiness is in her skirts; she remembers not her latter end; therefore she came down awesomely: she had no comforter. O LORD, behold my affliction: for the enemy has magnified himself.
He that is despised, and has a servant, is better than he that honors himself, and lacks 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 honor of my majesty?
When he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even a hundred and fourscore days.
And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things in which the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.
And love the uppermost places at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost places at feasts:
Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts;
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for you love the best seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
And he put forth a parable to those who were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief places; saying unto them, 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; And he that bade you and him come and say to you, Give this man your place; and you begin with shame to take the lowest place.read more.
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.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:
2 Corinthians 8:21
Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
So also Christ glorified not himself to be made a high priest; but he that said unto him, You are my Son, today have I begotten you.
And no man takes this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.
Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:
Therefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto you: but say a word, and my servant shall be healed.
Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.