Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Bible References


Luke 5:24
And that ye might know that the Son of man has power upon earth to remit sins, (he said to him affected with paralysis,) I say to thee, Arise, and having taken up thy conch, go into thy house.
Luke 7:47
For which I say to thee, Her many sins are remitted; for she loved much: and he to whom little is remitted, loves little.
1 Samuel 1:18
And she will say, Thy servant shall find grace in thine eyes. And the woman will go to her way, and ate, and her face is to her no more.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go eat in joy thy bread, and drink thy wine in a good heart; for already God was satisfied with thy works.


Luke 1:52
he has pulled down the powerful from thrones, and lifted up the
Luke 14:11
For whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and he humbling himself shall be exalted.
Exodus 18:11
Now I knew that Jehovah is great above all gods; for in the word they acted proudly over them.
Job 22:29
For they were humbled, and thou wilt say, A lifting up; and he will save him depressed of eyes.
Job 40:9
And if an arm to thee as God? and with thy voice wilt thou thunder as he?
Psalm 138:6
If Jehovah is high, and he will see the humble one: and the lofty one he will know from far off.
Proverbs 3:34
But he will deride to those deriding: and he will give grace to the humble.
Proverbs 15:33
The fear of Jehovah the instruction of wisdom; and before honor humility.
Proverbs 16:18
Pride before a breaking, and a spirit lifted up before a fall
Proverbs 18:12
Before a breaking a man's heart will be lifted up, and before honor, humility.
Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride shall bring him low: and honor shall uphold him humble of spirit
Isaiah 2:11
The lofty eyes of man were humbled, and the height of men bowed down, and Jehovah alone was exalted in that day.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus said the high and lifted up inhabiting eternity, and his name Holy; being lifted up, and I will dwell in the holy place, and with the broken and humble of spirit, to preserve alive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the broken.
Daniel 4:37
Now I Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor to the king of the heavens, that all his works are truth, and his paths judgment: and that they going about in pride, he being able to bring low.
Habakkuk 2:4
Behold, his soul being inflated in him, was not straight: and the just one shall live by his faithfulness.
Matthew 5:3
Happy the poor in spirit: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
Matthew 23:12
And whoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled; and whoever shall humble himself, shall be exalted.
James 4:6
And he gives greater grace. Wherefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subjected to the elders. And all being subject to one another, be wrapped up in humility: for God opposes the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

General references

Matthew 19:30
And many first shall be last, and the last first.
Matthew 23:12
And whoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled; and whoever shall humble himself, shall be exalted.
Mark 10:31
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
Luke 5:32
I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.