Seeking Honour

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Exodus 9:17

Still you [are] behaving haughtily to my people by not releasing them.

Numbers 16:3

They were assembled in front of Moses and Aaron, and they said to them, "{You take too much upon yourselves}! All of the community is holy, every one of them, and Yahweh [is] in their midst, so why do you raise yourselves over the assembly of Yahweh?"

John 5:44

How are you able to believe, [if you] accept glory from one another, and do not seek the glory [which is] from the only God?

John 7:18

The one who speaks from himself seeks his own glory. But the one who seeks the glory of the one who sent him--this one is true, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Daniel 11:36

"Then the king will do {as he pleases}, and he will exalt himself and will consider himself above any god, and he will speak horrendous things {against} [the] God of gods, yet he will succeed until [the period] of anger is finished, for [what] is determined will be done.

Proverbs 30:32

If you have been foolish by exalting yourself, and if you have devised evil, [put your] hand to [your] mouth.

Lamentations 1:9

Her uncleanness [was] in her skirts; she did not remember her future, she has descended beyond understanding, there is no comforter for her. See, O Yahweh, my persecution! [My] enemy has been made great!

Proverbs 12:9

It is better to be lowly and a servant {to someone} than self-glorifying and lacking food.

Daniel 4:30

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

Esther 1:4

as he displayed the wealth of the glory of his kingdom and the glorious splendor of his greatness [for] many days, one hundred and eighty days.

Esther 5:11

And Haman recounted to them the splendor of his wealth and the number of his sons and all [the ways] that the king had honored him and promoted him above the officials and king's servants.

Matthew 23:6

And they love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues

Mark 12:39

and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets,

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who like walking around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets,

Luke 11:43

Woe to you, Pharisees, because you love the best seat in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces!

Luke 14:7-10

Now he told a parable to those who had been invited [when he] noticed how they were choosing for themselves the places of honor, saying to them, "When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not recline at the table in the place of honor, lest [someone] more distinguished than you has been invited by him, and the one who invited you {both} will come [and] say to you, 'Give the place to this person,' and then with shame you will begin to take the last place.read more.
But when you are invited, go [and] recline at the table in the last place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then it will be an honor to you in the presence of all those who are reclining at the table with you.

2 Corinthians 8:21

For we are taking into consideration what is honorable not only before the Lord, but also before people.

Hebrews 5:5

Thus also Christ did not glorify himself to become high priest, but the one who said to him, "You are my Son, today I have begotten you,"

Hebrews 5:4

And someone does not take for himself the honor, but is called by God, just as Aaron also [was].

Proverbs 25:6

Do not promote yourself before the king, and in the place of the great ones do not stand.

Luke 7:7

For this reason neither did I consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word and my slave must be healed.

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