THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Job (Author Job and/or Moses)

20:6Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds;

20:7Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

49:11Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

49:12Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

49:13This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.

Isaiah (Author Isaiah)

5:8Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!

Habakkuk (Author Habakkuk)

2:5Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:

2:6Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!

2:9Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!

Matthew (Author Matthew)

4:8Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

4:9And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

4:10Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

16:26For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

20:20Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

23:5But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

23:6And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

23:7And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

23:12And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

Mark (Author John Mark)

9:33And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?

9:34But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

9:35And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.

9:36And he took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them,

9:37Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

10:35And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him, saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we shall desire.

10:36And he said unto them, What would ye that I should do for you?

10:37They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.

10:38But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?

10:39And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:

10:40But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.

10:41And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.

10:42But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them.

10:43But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

10:44And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.

10:45For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

12:38And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

12:39And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:

Luke (Author Luke)

4:5And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

4:6And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.

4:7If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.

4:8And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

9:25For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?

9:46Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

11:43Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

22:24And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

22:26But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.

John (Author John)

5:44How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?

1 Timothy (Author Paul)

3:1This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

James (Author James)

4:1From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

4:2Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

1 John (Author John)

2:16For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.



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