How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?
"How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?
No wonder you can’t believe! For you gladly honor each other, but you don’t care about the honor that comes from God alone.
How do you expect to get anywhere with God when you spend all your time jockeying for position with each other, ranking your rivals and ignoring God?
How is it possible for you to have faith while you take honour one from another and have no desire for the honour which comes from the only God?
How can you believe when you accept glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the one who alone is God?
"How can you believe, who receive honor from one another, and do not seek the honor that comes from the only God?
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1 tn Or “honor” (Grk “glory,” in the sense of respect or honor accorded to a person because of their status).
2 tn Or “honor” (Grk “glory,” in the sense of respect or honor accorded to a person because of their status).
3 tc Several early and important witnesses (Ì66,75 B W a b sa) lack θεοῦ (qeou, “God”) here, thus reading “the only one,” while most of the rest of the tradition, including some important