New International Version
Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,
King James Bible
But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
Darby Bible Translation
but let each prove his own work, and then he will have his boast in what belongs to himself alone, and not in what belongs to another.
World English Bible
But let each man test his own work, and then he will take pride in himself and not in his neighbor.
Young's Literal Translation
and his own work let each one prove, and then in regard to himself alone the glorying he shall have, and not in regard to the other,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Prove his own work - Let him examine himself and his conduct by the words and example of Christ; and if he find that they bear this touchstone, then he shall have rejoicing in himself alone, feeling that he resembles his Lord and Master, and not in another - not derive his consolation from comparing himself with another who may be weaker, or less instructed than himself. The only rule for a Christian is the word of Christ; the only pattern for his imitation is the example of Christ. He should not compare himself with others; they are not his standard. Christ hath left us an example that we should follow his steps.
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1 Corinthians 3:8
The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they will each be rewarded according to their own labor.
1 Corinthians 3:14
If what has been built survives, the builder will receive a reward.
1 Corinthians 11:28
Everyone ought to examine themselves before they eat of the bread and drink from the cup.
so that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.
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