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 the LORD our God, who dwells on high,
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and lifts up.
Surely he scorns the scorners; but he gives grace unto the humble.
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.
He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for anyone that exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
But he gives greater grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, young people, be subject to the elders in such a manner that you are all subject to one another. Be clothed with humility of will, for God resists the proud and gives grace to the humble.
But the proud
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods; for in the thing in which they dealt proudly he prevailed against them.
Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath; and behold every one that is proud and bring him down.
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and build up and glorify the King of heaven because all his works are truth, and his ways judgment: and he is able to humble those that walk with arrogance.
But when his heart made itself arrogant, and his spirit hardened itself in pride, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him:
And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of god, and not of man.
Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.
Then he shall also say unto those who shall be on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into eternal fire, prepared for the devil and his angels;
2 Thessalonians 1:9
who shall be punished with eternal destruction by the presence of the Lord and by the glory of his power,
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.