2 Corinthians 10:12
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English Standard Version
Not that we dare to classify or compare ourselves with some of those who are commending themselves. But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding.

King James Bible
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

American Standard Version
For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with certain of them that commend themselves: but they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we dare not match, or compare ourselves with some, that commend themselves; but we measure ourselves by ourselves, and compare ourselves with ourselves.

English Revised Version
For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with certain of them that commend themselves: but they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.

Webster's Bible Translation
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

Weymouth New Testament
For we have not the 'courage' to rank ourselves among, or compare ourselves with, certain persons distinguished by their self-commendation. Yet they are not wise, measuring themselves, as they do, by one another and comparing themselves with one another.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Make ourselves of the number (ἐγκρῖναι ἑαυτούς)

Rev., better, to number ourselves. Lit., to judge ourselves to be among: to place in the same category with.

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we dare not.

2 Corinthians 3:1 Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, letters of commendation to you...

2 Corinthians 5:12 For we commend not ourselves again to you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf...

Job 12:2 No doubt but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Proverbs 25:27 It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

Proverbs 27:2 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortionists, unjust, adulterers...

Romans 15:18 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ has not worked by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

are not wise. or, understand it not.

Proverbs 26:12 See you a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Cross References
Proverbs 27:2
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?

2 Corinthians 10:11
Let such a person understand that what we say by letter when absent, we do when present.

2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.

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