This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will, and sets up over it the lowliest of men.
Behold, I have made you small among the nations: you are greatly despised.
The disciple is not above his teacher, nor the servant above his lord.
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.
Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Since you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me.
1 Corinthians 3:7
So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters; but God that gives the increase.
Nay but, O man, who are you that replies against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why have you made me thus?
For which cause both you and all your company are gathered together against the LORD: and what is Aaron, that you murmur against him?
And Gaal the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: for why should we serve him?
Then said Zebul unto him, Where is now your mouth, with which you said, Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him? is not this the people that you have despised? go out, I pray now, and fight with them.
1 Samuel 17:26
And David spoke to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that kills this Philistine, and takes away the reproach from Israel? for who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?
1 Samuel 25:10
And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now days that break away each man from his master.
Fear not, you worm Jacob, and you men of Israel; I will help you, says the LORD, and your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.
2 Samuel 19:6
In that you love your enemies, and hate your friends. For you have declared this day, that you regard neither princes nor servants: for this day I perceive, that if Absalom had lived, and all we had died this day, then it would have pleased you well.
All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and worthless.
And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?
And I will bring again the captives of Egypt, and will cause them to return into the land of Pathros, into the land of their habitation; and they shall be there a lowly kingdom. It shall be the lowest of the kingdoms; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.
They shall call its nobles to the kingdom, but none shall be there, and all her princes shall be nothing.
1 Corinthians 1:28
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, has God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nothing things that are:
A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in its time.