Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Jacob said to him, "My lord knows that the children are young, and that I have to look after the sheep and cattle that are nursing their young. If they are driven too hard for even a single day, all the animals will die.
Like a shepherd he tends his flock; he gathers up the lambs with his arm; he carries them close to his heart; he leads the ewes along.
For victory does not come from the east or west, or from the wilderness.
He raises the poor from the dirt, and lifts up the needy from the garbage pile,
1 Samuel 2:7
The Lord impoverishes and makes wealthy; he humbles and he exalts.
"I made the earth and the people and animals on it by my mighty power and great strength, and I give it to whomever I see fit.
I was consumed by scorching heat during the day and by piercing cold at night, and I went without sleep.