It is better to be lowly in spirit among the humble than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Cross ReferencesExodus 15:9
The enemy declared, 'I will pursue, I will overtake. I will divide the spoils; I will gorge myself on them. I will draw my sword; my hand will destroy them.'
Are they not finding and dividing the spoil--a girl or two for each warrior, a plunder of dyed garments for Sisera, the spoil of embroidered garments for the neck of the looter?'
We will find all manner of precious goods; we will fill our houses with plunder.
Throw in your lot with us, let us all have one purse"--
He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble.
A man's pride will bring him low, but a humble spirit will obtain honor.
For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and humble of spirit, to restore the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the contrite.
Chapter Outline1. The Plans of the heart
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