Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.

Bible References


Deuteronomy 8:17
and thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
Job 1:21
and said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Job 5:11
who sets up the humble on high, that those who mourn may be lifted up with saving health.
Psalm 102:10
because of thine indignation and thy wrath; for thou hast lifted me up and cast me down.


Psalm 75:7
But God is the judge; he puts down one and sets up another.
Isaiah 2:12
For the day of the LORD of the hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:
James 1:9
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in his high status;
James 4:10
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

General references

Genesis 13:2
And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
Psalm 49:2
Both low and high, rich and poor, together.
Jeremiah 49:15
For, behold, I have placed thee as small among the Gentiles and despised among men.
Obadiah 1:2
Behold, I have made thee small among the Gentiles: thou shalt be greatly humbled.