Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for anyone that exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
1 Samuel 2:4
The bows of the mighty men have been broken, and the weak are girded with strength.
who sets up the humble on high, that those who mourn may be lifted up with saving health.
He shall break in pieces mighty men without number and set others in their stead.
He pours contempt upon princes and causes them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.
who humbles himself to behold the things that are in heaven and in the earth!
For he came out of prison to reign, even though he was born poor into his kingdom.
And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LORD have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish; I the LORD have spoken and have done it.
In that day I will raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen and close up its breaches; and I will raise up its ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old:
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James and Joses and of Juda and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in his high status;
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
And I will drive thee from thy place, and he shall pull thee down from thy state.
The foot shall tread her down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy.
He brings the powerful to nothing; he makes the judges of the earth as if they had never been,
Behold, I have made thee small among the Gentiles: thou shalt be greatly humbled.
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.