Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Bible References


Exodus 10:3
And Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus says LORD, the God of the Hebrews, How long will thou refuse to humble thyself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in distress, he besought LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
Matthew 18:4
He therefore who will make himself lowly as this child, this man is the greater in the kingdom of the heavens.
James 4:10
Be ye made lower in the sight of the Lord, and he will lift you up.
1 Peter 5:6
Therefore be lowered under the mighty hand of God, so that he may lift you up in time,


Isaiah 3:26
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.
Isaiah 47:1
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon. Sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans. For thou shall no more be called tender and delicate.
Lamentations 2:10
The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground. They keep silence. They have cast up dust upon their heads. They have girded themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

General references

Isaiah 66:21
And of them also I will take for priests [and] for Levites, says LORD.
Jeremiah 17:20
And say to them, Hear ye the word of LORD, ye kings of Judah, and all Judah, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, who enter in by these gates.
Jeremiah 21:11
And concerning the house of the king of Judah, hear ye the word of LORD.
Ezekiel 34:7
Therefore, ye shepherds, hear the word of LORD: