Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

The rich

Bible References

Folly

Judges 9:14
Finally all the trees said to the bramble, ‘You come, reign over us!’
1 Kings 12:13
The king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,
Esther 3:1
After these events King Ahasuerus promoted Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him and established his authority over all the princes who were with him.
Psalm 12:8
The wicked strut about on every side
When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.
Proverbs 28:12
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory,
But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

The rich

James 2:3
and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, “You sit here in a good place,” and you say to the poor man, “You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,”