Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

General references

Bible References

Though

Psalm 51:17
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, thou will not despise.
Psalm 113:5
Who is like LORD our God who has his seat on high,
1 Samuel 2:7
LORD makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
Proverbs 3:34
Surely {the Lord is opposed to the arrogant (LXX/NT)}, but he gives grace to the lowly.
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, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
Isaiah 66:2
For all these things my hand has made, and all these things came to be, says LORD. But to this man I will look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
Luke 1:51
He did a mighty work by his arm. He scattered the proud in the mentality of their heart.
Luke 14:11
Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
Luke 18:14
I say to you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that man. Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
James 4:6
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

But the proud

Exodus 18:11
Now I know that LORD is greater than all gods, yea, in the thing wherein they dealt proudly against them.
Isaiah 2:11
The lofty looks of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Ezekiel 28:2
Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, Thus says lord LORD: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou have said, I am a god. I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas. Yet thou are man, and not God, though thou did set thy h
Daniel 4:37
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are truth, and his ways justice. And he is able to abase those who walk in pride.
Daniel 5:20
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne. And they took his glory from him,
Acts 12:22
And the populace shouted, The voice of a god, and not of a man.

Afar off

Psalm 139:2
Thou know my sitting down and my rising up. Thou understand my thought afar off.
Matthew 25:41
Then he will also say to those at the left hand, Depart from me, ye accursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his agents.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
Men who will suffer punishment, a penalty of eternal destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

General references

Matthew 23:12
And he who will exalt himself will be made low, and he who will make himself low will be exalted.