It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
as you still exalt yourself against my people, that you won't let them go.
and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said to them, "You take too much on yourself, since all the congregation are holy, everyone of them, and Yahweh is among them: why then lift yourselves up above the assembly of Yahweh?"
How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory, but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
The king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvelous things against the God of gods; and he shall prosper until the indignation be accomplished; for that which is determined shall be done.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
he who opposes and exalts himself against all that is called God or that is worshiped; so that he sits as God in the temple of God, setting himself up as God.
They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."
"If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.
Her filthiness was in her skirts; she didn't remember her latter end; therefore is she come down wonderfully; she has no comforter: see, Yahweh, my affliction; for the enemy has magnified himself.
Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.
The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
He displayed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even one hundred eighty days.
Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, the multitude of his children, 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 place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.
He spoke a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the best seats, and said to them, "When you are invited by anyone to a marriage feast, don't sit in the best seat, since perhaps someone more honorable than you might be invited by him, and he who invited both of you would come and tell you, 'Make room for this person.' Then you would begin, with shame, to take the lowest place.read more.
But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.
to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life;
2 Corinthians 8:21
Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
So also Christ didn't glorify himself to be made a high priest, but it was he who said to him, "You are my Son. Today I have become your father."
Nobody takes this honor on himself, but he is called by God, just like Aaron was.
Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men;
Therefore I didn't even think myself worthy to come to you; but say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Therefore when you do merciful deeds, don't sound a trumpet before yourself, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may get glory from men. Most certainly I tell you, they have received their reward.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.