New International Version
I am not seeking glory for myself; but there is one who seeks it, and he is the judge.
King James Bible
And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.
Darby Bible Translation
But I do not seek my own glory: there is he that seeks and judges.
World English Bible
But I don't seek my own glory. There is one who seeks and judges.
Young's Literal Translation
and I do not seek my own glory; there is who is seeking and is judging;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I seek not mine own glory - Another proof that I am not influenced by any spirit but that which proceeds from God. But there is one that seeketh - i.e. my glory - and judgeth - will punish you for your determined obstinacy and iniquity.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I seek not.
Eversley. Chester Cathedral. 1872. St John viii. 58. "Before Abraham was, I am." Let us consider these words awhile. They are most fit for our thoughts on this glorious day, on which the Lord Jesus ascended to His Father, and to our Father, to His God, and to our God, that He might be glorified with the glory which He had with the Father before the making of the world. For it is clear that we shall better understand Ascension Day, just as we shall better understand Christmas or Eastertide, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 27 Evening
On the Words of the Gospel, John viii. 31, "If Ye Abide in My Word, Then are Ye Truly My Disciples," Etc.
Believing on Jesus, and Its Counterfeits
"I do not accept glory from human beings,
Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he who seeks the glory of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him.
Jesus replied, "If I glorify myself, my glory means nothing. My Father, whom you claim as your God, is the one who glorifies me.
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