Ecclesiastes 10:6
Folly is appointed to great heights, but the rich sit in lowly positions.
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Esther 3:1
After these events, King Xerxes honored Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, elevating him to a position above all the princes who were with him.

Esther 3:5
When Haman saw that Mordecai would not bow down or pay him homage, he was filled with rage.

Proverbs 19:10
Luxury is unseemly for a fool--how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!

Proverbs 28:12
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Ecclesiastes 10:5
There is an evil I have seen under the sun--an error that proceeds from the ruler:

Treasury of Scripture
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.


Judges 9:14-20
Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us…

1 Kings 12:13,14
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him; …

Esther 3:1
After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.


James 2:3-5
And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: …


Ecclesiastes 10:5
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