Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the south, [comes] lifting up.
Yet he sets a needy man on high from affliction, and makes [him] families like a flock.
so that he sets up on high those who are low, and those who mourn are exalted to safety.
And all the trees of the field shall know that I, LORD, have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish. I, LORD, have spoken and have done it.
thus says lord LORD: Remove the miter, and take off the crown. This [shall be] no more the same. Exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.
He brought down potentates from thrones, and raised up lowly men.
Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue clings to my jaws, and thou have brought me into the dust of death.
Thy dead shall live. My dead bodies shall arise. Awake and sing, ye who dwell in the dust, for thy dew is [as] the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast forth the dead.
And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Having foreseen this, he spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that his soul was not left behind in Hades, nor did his flesh see decay.
which he wrought in the Christ, having raised him from the dead and seated at his right hand in the heavenly things,
1 Peter 3:21
Which counterpart--immersion--now also saves us, not the putting away of filth of flesh, but an appeal of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
1 Samuel 2:7
LORD makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
1 Samuel 24:14
After whom is the king of Israel come out? After whom do thou pursue? After a dead dog, after a flea.
2 Samuel 7:8
Now therefore thus thou shall say to my servant David, Thus says LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, that thou should be prince over my people, over Israel.
And he took a potsherd for him to scrape himself with it, and he sat among the ashes.
He does not preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted [their] right.