Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
For victory does not come from the east or west, or from the wilderness.
Yet he protected the needy from oppression, and cared for his families like a flock of sheep.
he sets the lowly on high, that those who mourn are raised to safety.
All the trees of the field will know that I am the Lord. I make the high tree low; I raise up the low tree. I make the green tree wither, and I make the dry tree sprout. I, the Lord, have spoken, and I will do it!'"
this is what the sovereign Lord says: Tear off the turban, take off the crown! Things must change! Exalt the lowly, bring down the proud!
He has brought down the mighty from their thrones, and has lifted up those of lowly position;
Listen, my dear brothers and sisters! Did not God choose the poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?
The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.
Your dead will come back to life; your corpses will rise up. Wake up and shout joyfully, you who live in the ground! For you will grow like plants drenched with the morning dew, and the earth will bring forth its dead spirits.
Many of those who sleep in the dusty ground will awake -- some to everlasting life, and others to shame and everlasting abhorrence.
David by foreseeing this spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that he was neither abandoned to Hades, nor did his body experience decay.
This power he exercised in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms
1 Peter 3:21
And this prefigured baptism, which now saves you -- not the washing off of physical dirt but the pledge of a good conscience to God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
1 Samuel 2:7
The Lord impoverishes and makes wealthy; he humbles and he exalts.
1 Samuel 24:14
Who has the king of Israel come out after? Who is it that you are pursuing? A dead dog? A single flea?
2 Samuel 7:8
"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.
Job took a shard of broken pottery to scrape himself with while he was sitting among the ashes.
He does not allow the wicked to live, but he gives justice to the poor.