Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

He scorneth

Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.
Proverbs 19:29
Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.
Proverbs 21:24
The proud and haughty man, "scoffer" is his name; he works in the arrogance of pride.
Psalm 138:6
For though Yahweh is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows from afar.

He giveth

Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
James 4:6
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."