Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
1 Samuel 1:11
And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou will indeed look on the affliction of thy handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thy handmaid, but will give to thy handmaid a man-child, then I will give him to LORD all t
1 Samuel 2:8
He raises up the poor out of the dust, he lifts up the needy from the dunghill, to make them sit with rulers, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.
2 Samuel 7:8
Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel.
He has regarded the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.
He raises up a poor man out of the dust, and lifts up a needy man from the dunghill,
who remembered us in our low estate, for his loving kindness [is] forever,
For though LORD is high, yet he has respect to the lowly. But he knows the haughty from afar.
For all these things my hand has made, and all these things came to be, says LORD. But to this man I will look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
1 Corinthians 1:26
For notice your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many eminent.
Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
And the agent having come in near her, he said, Hail, thou who are highly favored. The Lord is with thee, thou who are blessed among women.
And it came to pass, as he said these things, a certain woman, having lifted up her voice out of the crowd, said to him, Blessed is the belly that bore thee, and the breasts that thou suckled.
And Leah said, Happy am I! For the daughters will call me happy. And she called his name Asher.
And all nations shall call you blessed, for ye shall be a delightful land, says LORD of hosts.