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.
Then Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: How long will you be lifted up in your pride before me? let my people go so that they may give me worship.
2 Chronicles 33:12
And crying out to the Lord his God in his trouble, he made himself low before the God of his fathers,
Whoever, then, will make himself as low as this little child, the same is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Make yourselves low in the eyes of the Lord and you will be lifted up by him.
1 Peter 5:6
For this cause make yourselves low under the strong hand of God, so that when the time comes you may be lifted up;
And in the public places of her towns will be sorrow and weeping; and she will be seated on the earth, waste and uncovered.
Come and take your seat in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; come down from your seat of power, and take your place on the earth, O daughter of the Chaldaeans: for you will never again seem soft and delicate.
The responsible men of the daughter of Zion are seated on the earth without a word; they have put dust on their heads, they are clothed in haircloth: the heads of the virgins of Jerusalem are bent down to the earth.
And some of them will I take for priests and Levites, says the Lord.
And say to them, Give ear to the word of the Lord, you kings of Judah, and all the people of Jerusalem who come in by these doors:
About the family of the king of Judah. Give ear to the word of the Lord;
For this cause, O keepers of the flock, give ear to the word of the Lord: