Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.
I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher, a holy one came down from heaven;
1 Kings 22:19
And he said, Hear you therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.
1 Timothy 5:21
I charge you before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that you observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.
But at the last Daniel came in before me, whose name was Belteshazzar, according to the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods: and before him I told the dream, saying,
And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.
And the four living creatures had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.
That the living
The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.
Let them be confounded and troubled forever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:
And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.
For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
That they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen, and they shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, till you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will.
And in his place shall arise a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honor of royalty: but he shall come in peaceably, and seize the kingdom by flatteries.
And indeed for this very cause have I raised you up, to show in you my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
1 Samuel 2:8
He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the rubbish, 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.
1 Kings 21:25
But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
2 Kings 21:6
And he made his son pass through the fire, and practiced soothsaying, and used witchcraft, and dealt with mediums and wizards: he did much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
2 Chronicles 28:22
And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD: this is that king Ahaz.
The wicked prowl on every side, when vile men are exalted.
He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the ash heap;
Therefore I will bring the worst of the nations, and they shall possess their houses: I will also make the pomp of the strong to cease; and their holy places shall be defiled.
1 Corinthians 1:28
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, has God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nothing things that are:
And you shall dispossess the inhabitants of the land, and dwell therein: for I have given you the land to possess it.