Ostentation in the Bible
In prayer and almsgiving
- Matthew 6:1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
- Proverbs 25:14 Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.
- Proverbs 27:2 Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.