Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Having therefore experienced the help from God, I stand to this day solemnly declaring both to small and great, saying nothing apart from what both the prophets and Moses said was going to happen,
for Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and he protected him. And having heard of him--the many things he was doing--he even heard of him gladly.
And he sought to see Jesus, who he was. And he was not able because of the crowd, because his stature was small.
Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad, for he was wanting of a considerable time to see him, because of hearing many things about him, and he hoped to see some sign happening by him.
Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in [his] ways, though he be rich.
For John said to him, It is not permitted for thee to have her.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose the foolish things of the world, so that he might humiliate the wise, and God chose the weak things of the world, so that he might humiliate the powerful.