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
Then all the trees said to the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us.
1 Kings 12:13
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,
Esther 3:1
After these things king Ahasuerus promoted Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the rulers that were with him.
Psalm 12:8
The wicked walk 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 ye have regard for the man wearing the bright clothing, and say to him, Sit thou here well, and ye say to the poor man, Stand thou there, or sit here below my footstool,