'Dignity' in the Bible
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:
You are to make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for dignity and beauty.
"You are to make tunics for the sons of Aaron, you are to make sashes for them, and you are to make head coverings for them for dignity and beauty.
And the king said, What honour and dignity hath been done to Mordecai for this? Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, There is nothing done for him.
Terrors are turned loose against me;they chase my dignity away like the wind,and my prosperity has passed by like a cloud.
"When you have adorned yourself with exalted majesty, clothed yourself with splendor and dignity,
They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity; They delight in lies; They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah
He has lifted up a horn for His people [giving them strength, prosperity, dignity, and preeminence],Praise for all His godly ones;For the people of Israel, a people near to Him.Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
Strength and dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future.
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.
They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity shall proceed of themselves.
yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory and splendor dressed himself like one of these.
They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on Him [as a king’s robe].
And the devil said to Him, “I will give You all this realm and its glory [its power, its renown]; because it has been handed over to me, and I give it to whomever I wish.
And those whom He predestined, He also called; and those whom He called, He also justified [declared free of the guilt of sin]; and those whom He justified, He also glorified [raising them to a heavenly dignity].
and those members we consider less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our unpresentable members are clothed with dignity,
Or did I [perhaps] sin by humbling myself so that you might be exalted and honored, because I preached God’s gospel to you free of charge?
but emptied Himself [without renouncing or diminishing His deity, but only temporarily giving up the outward expression of divine equality and His rightful dignity] by assuming the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men [He became completely human but was without sin, being fully God and fully man].
nor did we seek glory and honor from people, neither from you nor from anyone else, though as apostles of Christ we had the power to assert our authority.
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.
For to which of the angels did the Father ever say,“You are My Son,Today I have begotten (fathered) You [established You as a Son, with kingly dignity]”?And again [did He ever say to the angels],“I shall be a Father to HimAnd He shall be a Son to Me”?
But to which of the angels has the Father ever said,“Sit at My right hand [together with me in royal dignity],Until I make your enemiesA footstool for your feet [in triumphant conquest]”?