Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Bible References

He scorneth

Proverbs 9:7
Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult; whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.
Proverbs 19:29
Judgments are prepared for scorners, and floggings for the backs of fools.
Proverbs 21:24
A proud and arrogant person, whose name is "Scoffer," acts with overbearing pride.
Psalm 138:6
Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the lowly, and recognizes the proud from far away.

He giveth

Isaiah 57:15
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
James 4:6
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.

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