Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Who is like unto Jehovah our God, who hath placed his dwelling on high;
1 Samuel 2:7
Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich, he bringeth low, also he lifteth up:
He indeed scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, and whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word.
He has wrought strength with his arm; he has scattered haughty ones in the thought of their heart.
for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.
I say unto you, This man went down to his house justified rather than that other. For every one who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
But he gives more grace. Wherefore he says, God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against the proud, but to the humble gives grace.
But the proud
Now I know that Jehovah is greater than all gods; for in the thing in which they acted haughtily he was above them.
Cast abroad the ragings of thine anger, and look on every one that is proud, and abase him:
The lofty eyes of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and Jehovah alone shall be exalted in that day.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the heart of the seas, (and thou art a man, and not God,) and thou settest thy heart as the heart of God:
Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of the heavens, all whose works are truth, and his paths judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto presumption, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him;
And the people cried out, A god's voice and not a man's.
Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off;
Then shall he say also to those on the left, Go from me, cursed, into eternal fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
2 Thessalonians 1:9
who shall pay the penalty of everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his might,
And whoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and whoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.