Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


Job 20:6
Though he is lifted up to the heavens, and his head goes up to the clouds;
Job 39:27
Or is it by your orders that the eagle goes up, and makes his resting-place on high?
Jeremiah 49:16
... the pride of your heart has been a false hope, O you who are living in the cracks of the rock, keeping your place on the top of the hill: even if you made your living-place as high as the eagle, I would make you come down, says the Lord.
Habakkuk 2:9
A curse on him who gets evil profits for his family, so that he may put his resting-place on high and be safe from the hand of the wrongdoer!


Isaiah 14:12
How great is your fall from heaven, O shining one, son of the morning! How are you cut down to the earth, low among the dead bodies!
Jeremiah 51:53
Even if Babylon was lifted up to heaven, even if she had the high places of her strength shut in with walls, still I would send against her those who will make her waste, says the Lord.
Amos 9:2
Even if they go deep into the underworld, my hand will take them up from there; if they go up to heaven, I will get them down:

General references

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction, and a stiff spirit before a fall.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain