Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to myself?

General references

Bible References

Whom the king, etc

Psalm 35:27
Let them shout for joy and rejoice, who favor my vindication;
And let them say continually, “The Lord be magnified,
Who delights in the prosperity of His servant.”
Isaiah 42:1
Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold;
My chosen one in whom My soul delights.
I have put My Spirit upon Him;
He will bring forth justice to the nations.
Isaiah 62:4
It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken,”
Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”;
But you will be called, “My delight is in her,”
And your land, “Married”;
For the Lord delights in you,
And to Him your land will be married.
Jeremiah 32:41
I will rejoice over them to do them good and will faithfully plant them in this land with all My heart and with all My soul.
Matthew 3:17
and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.”
John 5:23
so that all will honor the Son even as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.

To whom

Esther 3:2
All the king’s servants who were at the king’s gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman; for so the king had commanded concerning him. But Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage.
Esther 5:11
Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.
Proverbs 1:32
“For the waywardness of the naive will kill them,
And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
Proverbs 18:12
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty,
But humility goes before honor.
Proverbs 30:13
There is a kind—oh how lofty are his eyes!
And his eyelids are raised in arrogance.
Obadiah 1:3
“The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,
You who live in the clefts of the rock,
In the loftiness of your dwelling place,
Who say in your heart,
Who will bring me down to earth?’

General references

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.