He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill to set them among princes and to make them inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.
He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts the destitute out of the dunghill;
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Cause me to know, if thou hast understanding.
who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be moved by any age.
Now, therefore, so shalt thou say unto my slave David, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel;
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends; also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
For he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.
Of old thou hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
Then the king magnified Daniel and gave him many and great gifts and made him governor over the whole province of Babylon and prince of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon.
By sentence of the watchmen is the matter resolved, and the case by the word of the holy ones to the intent that the living may know that the most High takes rule over the kingdom of men and gives it to whoever he will and sets up over it the man who is the lowest.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world that they might be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those that love him?
Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon; and they cut his hair and changed his clothes, and he came in unto Pharaoh.
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
And Samuel said, When thou wast little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel, and the LORD anointed thee king over Israel?
And he took a potsherd to scratch himself with, and he was sitting among the ashes.
He shall not give life to the wicked; but to the poor he shall give their right.
For he came out of prison to reign, even though he was born poor into his kingdom.
Then this Daniel was preferred above these governors and presidents because an overabundance of the Spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole kingdom.
He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
and has made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame and have sat down with my Father in his throne.