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 excellency mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches unto the clouds,
Job 39:27
Does the eagle mount up at thy command and make her nest on high?
Jeremiah 49:16
Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.
Habakkuk 2:9
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil!

Among

Isaiah 14:12
How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, who didst claim the Gentiles as an inheritance!
Jeremiah 51:53
Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify her strength upon high, yet from me shall destroyers come unto her, said the LORD.
Amos 9:2
Though they dig unto Sheol, from there shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, from there I will bring them down;

General references

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