Worldly Ambition Examples

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Genesis 3:5

but God knows that in the day ye eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and ye will be as God, knowing good and evil.

Numbers 12:2

And they said, Has Jehovah indeed spoken only to Moses? has he not spoken also to us? And Jehovah heard it.

Numbers 16:3

and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said to them, It is enough; for all the assembly, all of them are holy, and Jehovah is among them; and why do ye lift up yourselves above the congregation of Jehovah?

2 Samuel 15:4

And Absalom said, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any controversy and cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!

2 Samuel 18:18

Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a monument, which is in the king's dale; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance; and he called the monument after his own name; and it is called unto this day, Absalom's memorial.

1 Kings 1:5

And Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king; and he provided himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

2 Kings 19:23

By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots have I come up To the height of the mountain, to the recesses of Lebanon, And I will cut down its tall cedars, the choice of its cypresses; And I will enter into its furthest lodging-place, into the forest of its fruitful field.

Isaiah 22:16

What hast thou here? and whom hast thou here, that thou hast hewn thee out a sepulchre here, as he that heweth out his sepulchre on high, cutting out in the rock a habitation for himself?

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the assembly; but Diotrephes, who loves to have the first place among them, receives us not.

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