'Self' in the Bible
“This is to be a permanent statute for you: In the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month you are to practice self-denial and do no work, both the native and the foreigner who resides among you.
It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial; it is a permanent statute.
“The tenth day of this seventh month is the Day of Atonement. You are to hold a sacred assembly and practice self-denial; you are to present a fire offering to the Lord.
If any person does not practice self-denial on this particular day, he must be cut off from his people.
It will be a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial. You are to observe your Sabbath from the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening.”
“You are to hold a sacred assembly on the tenth day of this seventh month and practice self-denial; you must not do any work.
Surely You desire integrity in the inner self,and You teach me wisdom deep within.
Oil and incense bring joy to the heart,and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel.
You have planned shame for your houseby wiping out many peoplesand sinning against your own self.
This is the self-assured citythat lives in security,that thinks to herself:I exist, and there is no one else.What a desolation she has become,a place for wild animals to lie down!Everyone who passes by herjeers and shakes his fist.
“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence!
Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, “Leave for now, but when I find time I’ll call for you.”
but wrath and indignation to those who are self-seeking and disobey the truth but are obeying unrighteousness;
For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin’s dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin,
For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.
Do not deprive one another sexually—except when you agree for a time, to devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again; otherwise, Satan may tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.
Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away.
gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.
An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.
however, she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.
For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good,
but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,
Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
knowing that such a person is perverted and sins, being self-condemned.
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—not to mention to you that you owe me even your own self.
Therefore, with your minds ready for action, be serious and set your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,
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