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 Jehovah of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thy handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thy handmaid, but wilt give unto thy handmaid a man child, then I will give him to Jehovah all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head.
1 Samuel 2:8
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy, To set him among nobles; and he maketh them inherit a throne of glory; For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah's, and he hath set the world upon them.
2 Samuel 7:8
And now, thus shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I took thee from the pasture-grounds, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel;
He will regard the prayer of the destitute one, and not despise their prayer.
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy,
Who hath remembered us in our low estate, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;
For Jehovah is high; but he looketh upon the lowly, and the proud he knoweth afar off.
Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word.
1 Corinthians 1:26
For consider your calling, brethren, that there are not many wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many high-born.
Hear, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen the poor as to the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to them that love him?
And the angel came in to her, and said, Hail, thou favoured one! the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou amongst women.
And it came to pass as he spake these things, a certain woman, lifting up her voice out of the crowd, said to him, Blessed is the womb that has borne thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.
And Leah said, Happy am I; for the daughters will call me blessed! and she called his name Asher.
And all nations shall call you blessed; for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith Jehovah of hosts.