Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high.
And the ruler who is among them will take his goods on his back in the dark and go out: he will make a hole in the wall through which to go out: he will have his face covered so that he may not be seen.
And I put a ring in your nose and ear-rings in your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.
2 Kings 25:6
And they made the king a prisoner and took him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah to be judged.
Say to the king and to the queen-mother, Make yourselves low, be seated on the earth: for the crown of your glory has come down from your heads.
Then the king of Babylon put the sons of Zedekiah to death before his eyes in Riblah: and the king of Babylon put to death all the great men of Judah.
Then they made the king a prisoner and took him up to the king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath to be judged.
The crown has been taken from our head: sorrow is ours, for we are sinners.
And it will be clear to all the trees of the field that I the Lord have made low the high tree and made high the low tree, drying up the green tree and making the dry tree full of growth; I the Lord have said it and have done it.
1 Samuel 2:7
The Lord gives wealth and takes a man's goods from him: crushing men down and again lifting them up;
But God is the judge, putting down one, and lifting up another.
He takes the poor man out of the dust, lifting him up from his low position;
He has put down kings from their seats, lifting up on high the men of low degree.
And Zedekiah, king of Judah, will not get away from the hands of the Chaldaeans, but will certainly be given up into the hands of the king of Babylon, and will have talk with him, mouth to mouth, and see him, eye to eye.