Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References


Deuteronomy 8:17
Be careful not to say, "My own ability and skill have gotten me this wealth."
Job 1:21
He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. May the name of the Lord be blessed!"
Job 5:11
he sets the lowly on high, that those who mourn are raised to safety.
Psalm 102:10
because of your anger and raging fury. Indeed, you pick me up and throw me away.


Psalm 75:7
For God is the judge! He brings one down and exalts another.
Isaiah 2:12
Indeed, the Lord who commands armies has planned a day of judgment, for all the high and mighty, for all who are proud -- they will be humiliated;
James 1:9
Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position.
James 4:10
Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.

General references

Genesis 13:2
(Now Abram was very wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.)
Psalm 49:2
Pay attention, all you people, both rich and poor!
Jeremiah 49:15
The Lord says to Edom, "I will certainly make you small among nations. I will make you despised by all humankind.
Obadiah 1:2
The Lord says, "Look! I will make you a weak nation; you will be greatly despised!

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