New Living Translation
Therefore, as the Scriptures say, "If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD."
King James Bible
That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
that according as it is written, He that boasts, let him boast in the Lord.
World English Bible
that, according as it is written, "He who boasts, let him boast in the Lord."
Young's Literal Translation
that, according as it hath been written, 'He who is glorying -- in the Lord let him glory.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:31 Let him glory in the Lord - Not in himself, not in the flesh, not in the world. Jer 9:23,24
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I will boast only in the LORD; let all who are helpless take heart.
Then when you swear by my name, saying, 'As surely as the LORD lives,' you could do so with truth, justice, and righteousness. Then you would be a blessing to the nations of the world, and all people would come and praise my name."
This is what the LORD says: "Don't let the wise boast in their wisdom, or the powerful boast in their power, or the rich boast in their riches.
But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they truly know me and understand that I am the LORD who demonstrates unfailing love and who brings justice and righteousness to the earth, and that I delight in these things. I, the LORD, have spoken!
If his good deeds had made him acceptable to God, he would have had something to boast about. But that was not God's way.
1 Corinthians 4:6
Dear brothers and sisters, I have used Apollos and myself to illustrate what I've been saying. If you pay attention to what I have quoted from the Scriptures, you won't be proud of one of your leaders at the expense of another.
2 Corinthians 10:17
As the Scriptures say, "If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD."
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