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We did not try to get praise from anyone, either from you or from others,
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Nor sought we glory of men, neither of you, nor of others.
Esther 1:4 That he might shew the riches of the glory of his kingdom, and the greatness, and boasting of his power, for a long time, to wit, for a hundred and fourscore days.
Esther 5:11 And he declared to them the greatness of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and with how great glory the king had advanced him above all his princes and servants.
Proverbs 25:27 As it is not good for a man to eat much honey, so he that is a searcher of majesty shall be overwhelmed by glory.
Daniel 4:30 The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nabuchodonosor, and he was driven away from among men, and did eat grass, like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven: till his hairs grew like the feathers of eagles, and his nails like birds' claws.
John 5:41,44 I receive not glory from men. . . .
John 7:18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, he is true and there is no injustice in him.
John 12:43 For they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.
Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Galatians 5:26 Let us not be made desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
Galatians 6:13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law: but they will have you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
1 Timothy 5:17 Let the priests that rule well be esteemed worthy of double honour: especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you, we preached among you the gospel of God.
1 Corinthians 9:4,6,12-18 Have not we power to eat and to drink? . . .
2 Corinthians 10:1,2,10,11 Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you. . . .
2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things, being absent, that, being present, I may not deal more severely, according to the power which the Lord hath given me unto edification and not unto destruction.
Philemon 1:8,9 Wherefore, though I have much confidence in Christ Jesus to command thee that which is to the purpose: . . .
1 Corinthians 11:9 For the man was not created for the woman: but the woman for the man.
1 Corinthians 12:13-15 For in one Spirit were we all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Gentiles, whether bond or free: and in one Spirit we have all been made to drink. . . .
1 Thessalonians 3:8,9 Because now we live, if you stand in the Lord. . . .
1 Corinthians 9:1,2,4-6 Am I not I free? Am not I an apostle? Have not I seen Christ Jesus our Lord? Are not you my work in the Lord? . . .
…5For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness): 6Nor sought we glory of men, neither of you, nor of others. 7Whereas we might have been burdensome to you, as the apostles of Christ: but we became little ones in the midst of you, as if a nurse should cherish her children:…
I receive not glory from men.
How can you believe, who receive glory one from another: and the glory which is from God alone, you do not seek?
1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not I free? Am not I an apostle? Have not I seen Christ Jesus our Lord? Are not you my work in the Lord?
1 Corinthians 9:4
Have not we power to eat and to drink?
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Jesus Christ our Lord: and ourselves your servants through Jesus.
Wherefore, though I have much confidence in Christ Jesus to command thee that which is to the purpose:
Additional TranslationsNor did we seek praise from you or from anyone else, although as apostles of Christ we had authority to demand it.
nor seeking glory from men, nor from you, nor from others, though having authority with weight to be, as apostles of Christ.
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
nor seeking glory of men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.
nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have been a charge as Christ's apostles;
nor seeking glory of men, neither from you, nor from others, when we might have been burdensome, as apostles of Christ.
Nor from men sought we glory, neither from you, nor yet from others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
nor did we seek glory either from you or from any other mere men, although we might have stood on our dignity as Christ's Apostles.
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.
nor seeking of men glory, neither from you nor from others, being able to be burdensome, as Christ's apostles.
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