we dare not
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or like some, do we need letters of recommendation to you or from you?
We are not commending ourselves to you again, but giving you an opportunity to be proud of us, so that you may have a reply for those who take pride in the outward appearance rather than in the heart.
No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!
It is not good to eat too much honey, or to seek glory after glory.
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth-- a stranger, and not your own lips.
The Pharisee took his stand and was praying like this: 'God, I thank You that I'm not like other people-- greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
For I would not dare say anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to make the Gentiles obedient by word and deed,
are not wise
Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.