Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.

General references

Bible References

Exalt

Job 20:6
“Though his loftiness reaches the heavens,
And his head touches the clouds,
Job 39:27
“Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up
And makes his nest on high?
Jeremiah 49:16
“As for the terror of you,
The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,
O you who live in the clefts of the rock,
Who occupy the height of the hill.
Though you make your nest as high as an eagle’s,
I will bring you down from there,” declares the Lord.
Habakkuk 2:9
“Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house
To put his nest on high,
To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

Among

Isaiah 14:12
“How you have fallen from heaven,
O star of the morning, son of the dawn!
You have been cut down to the earth,
You who have weakened the nations!
Jeremiah 51:53
“Though Babylon should ascend to the heavens,
And though she should fortify her lofty stronghold,
From Me destroyers will come to her,” declares the Lord.
Amos 9:2
“Though they dig into Sheol,
From there will My hand take them;
And though they ascend to heaven,
From there will I bring them down.

General references

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.