Ps 119:36

(NIV)
Turn my heart towards your statutes
and not towards selfish gain.
(ESV)
Incline my heart to your testimonies,
and not to selfish gain!

Prov 18:1

(NIV)
An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends
and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.
(ESV)
Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire;
he breaks out against all sound judgment.

2Cor 12:20

(NIV)
For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you as I want you to be, and you may not find me as you want me to be. I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.
(ESV)
For I fear that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I wish, and that you may find me not as you wishthat perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, anger, hostility, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder.

Gal 5:20

(NIV)
idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions
(ESV)
idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions divisions,

Phil 1:17

(NIV)
The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.
(ESV)
The former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment.

Phil 2:3

(NIV)
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
(ESV)
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Jas 3:14

(NIV)
But if you harbour bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.
(ESV)
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.

Jas 3:16

(NIV)
For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.

(ESV)
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.
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