1 Thessalonians 2:6

6 We were not looking for praise from people, not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles of Christ we could have asserted our authority.

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Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ.
As for human praise, we have never sought it from you or anyone else.