Comparing Ourselves to Others Bible Verses



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2 CORINTHIANS 10:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 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.

GALATIANS 1:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

GALATIANS 6:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

ROMANS 12:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

PHILIPPIANS 2:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

MATTHEW 7:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

MATTHEW 7:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.

2 CORINTHIANS 13:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?

2 TIMOTHY 2:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

1 CORINTHIANS 4:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

ROMANS 12:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

GALATIANS 2:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

ACTS 20:35In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

MATTHEW 20:1–16Verses in the Bible

  • 1 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
    Matthew 20:1 Meaning
  • 2 And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.
    Matthew 20:2 Meaning
  • 3 And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,
    Matthew 20:3 Meaning
  • 4 And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way.
    Matthew 20:4 Meaning
  • 5 Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise.
    Matthew 20:5 Meaning
  • 6 And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
    Matthew 20:6 Meaning
  • 7 They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.
    Matthew 20:7 Meaning
  • 8 So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.
    Matthew 20:8 Meaning
  • 9 And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny.
    Matthew 20:9 Meaning
  • 10 But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.
    Matthew 20:10 Meaning
  • 11 And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,
    Matthew 20:11 Meaning
  • 12 Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.
    Matthew 20:12 Meaning
  • 13 But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?
    Matthew 20:13 Meaning
  • 14 Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee.
    Matthew 20:14 Meaning
  • 15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
    Matthew 20:15 Meaning
  • 16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.
    Matthew 20:16 Meaning

EXODUS 20:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

JUDE 1:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

JOHN 16:33In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

PSALM 73:2–6Verses in the Bible

  • 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.
    Psalm 73:2 Meaning
  • 3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
    Psalm 73:3 Meaning
  • 4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.
    Psalm 73:4 Meaning
  • 5 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
    Psalm 73:5 Meaning
  • 6 Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
    Psalm 73:6 Meaning

PSALM 23:1–6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
    Psalm 23:1 Meaning
  • 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
    Psalm 23:2 Meaning
  • 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
    Psalm 23:3 Meaning
  • 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
    Psalm 23:4 Meaning
  • 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
    Psalm 23:5 Meaning
  • 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
    Psalm 23:6 Meaning

JAMES 1:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

JOHN 21:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

MATTHEW 25:14–30Verses in the Bible

  • 14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
    Matthew 25:14 Meaning
  • 15 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.
    Matthew 25:15 Meaning
  • 16 Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.
    Matthew 25:16 Meaning
  • 17 And likewise he that had received two, he also gained other two.
    Matthew 25:17 Meaning
  • 18 But he that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
    Matthew 25:18 Meaning
  • 19 After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them.
    Matthew 25:19 Meaning
  • 20 And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: behold, I have gained beside them five talents more.
    Matthew 25:20 Meaning
  • 21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
    Matthew 25:21 Meaning
  • 22 He also that had received two talents came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents: behold, I have gained two other talents beside them.
    Matthew 25:22 Meaning
  • 23 His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
    Matthew 25:23 Meaning
  • 24 Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed:
    Matthew 25:24 Meaning
  • 25 And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.
    Matthew 25:25 Meaning
  • 26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed:
    Matthew 25:26 Meaning
  • 27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.
    Matthew 25:27 Meaning
  • 28 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.
    Matthew 25:28 Meaning
  • 29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
    Matthew 25:29 Meaning
  • 30 And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
    Matthew 25:30 Meaning

LUKE 22:24–27Verses in the Bible

  • 24 And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
    Luke 22:24 Meaning
  • 25 And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.
    Luke 22:25 Meaning
  • 26 But 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.
    Luke 22:26 Meaning
  • 27 For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.
    Luke 22:27 Meaning

PSALM 118:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?

1 CORINTHIANS 10:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.


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