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 contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
Who is like Yahweh, our God, who has his seat on high,
1 Samuel 2:7
Yahweh makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
Surely he mocks the mockers, but he gives grace to the humble.
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
For all these things has my hand made, and [so] all these things came to be," says Yahweh: "but to this man will I look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
He has shown strength with his arm. He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
But the proud
Now I know that Yahweh is greater than all gods because of the thing in which they dealt arrogantly against them."
Pour out the fury of your anger. Look at everyone who is proud, and bring him low.
The lofty looks of man will be brought low, the haughtiness of men will be bowed down, and Yahweh alone will be exalted in that day.
Son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those who walk in pride he is able to abase.
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:
The people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!"
You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.
Then he will say also to those on the left hand, 'Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire which is prepared for the devil and his angels;
2 Thessalonians 1:9
who will pay the penalty: eternal destruction from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his might,
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.