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who stoops down to see in heaven and in the earth?
Who is like Yahweh, our God, who has his seat on high,
For the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, says: “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.
Yahweh says: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house will you build to me? Where will I rest?
For my hand has made all these things, and so all these things came to be,” says Yahweh: “but I will look to this man, even to he who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
1 Kings 8:27
But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can’t contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
I lift up my eyes to you, you who sit in the heavens.
For though Yahweh is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but he knows the proud from afar.
1 Samuel 2:8
He raises up the poor out of the dust. He lifts up the needy from the dunghill to make them sit with princes and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are Yahweh’s. He has set the world on them.
who remembered us in our low estate, for his loving kindness endures forever;
When the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?”
for he has looked at the humble state of his servant. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.
arose from supper, and laid aside his outer garments. He took a towel and wrapped a towel around his waist.
When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. The disciples therefore were glad when they saw the Lord.
Then he said to Thomas, “Reach here your finger, and see my hands. Reach here your hand, and put it into my side. Don’t be unbelieving, but believing.”