Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock.
He raises the poor from the dirt, and lifts up the needy from the garbage pile,
The village women said to Naomi, "May the Lord be praised because he has not left you without a guardian today! May he become famous in Israel!
1 Samuel 2:8
He lifts the weak from the dust; he raises the poor from the ash heap to seat them with princes and to bestow on them an honored position. The foundations of the earth belong to the Lord, and he has placed the world on them.
Now Mordecai went out from the king's presence in purple and white royal attire, with a large golden crown and a purple linen mantle. The city of Susa shouted with joy.
he sets the lowly on high, that those who mourn are raised to safety.
Your beginning will seem so small, since your future will flourish.
For then you will lift up your face without blemish; you will be securely established and will not fear.
So the Lord restored what Job had lost after he prayed for his friends, and the Lord doubled all that had belonged to Job.
In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, on the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month, Evil-Merodach, in the first year of his reign, pardoned King Jehoiachin of Judah and released him from prison.
Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
Yet he brought out his people like sheep; he led them through the wilderness like a flock.
and that you might see your grandchildren. May Israel experience peace!
The sons of Heth answered Abraham,
Israel said to Joseph, "I never expected to see you again, but now God has allowed me to see your children too."
1 Samuel 2:21
So the Lord graciously attended to Hannah, and she was able to conceive and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. The boy Samuel grew up at the Lord's sanctuary.
They allow their children to run like a flock; their little ones dance about.
After this Job lived 140 years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.
Grandchildren are like a crown to the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents.
Yet the children born during your time of bereavement will say within your hearing, 'This place is too cramped for us, make room for us so we can live here.'