1 Corinthians 1:21

For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through its wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.

Matthew 11:25

Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in the Spirit, and said, I thank thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, that thou hid these things from the wise and astute, and revealed them to the childlike. Yea, Father, because it becam

Daniel 2:20

Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, for wisdom and might are his.

Romans 1:20-22

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things made, both his eternal power and divinity, for them to be without excuse.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;

1 Corinthians 1:24

But to them, to the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.

Ephesians 3:10

So that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principal offices and the positions of authority in the heavenly things, through the church,

Romans 11:33

O the depth of wealth, both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways beyond finding out!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

The foolishness

Bible References

The foolishness

1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of the cross is of course, foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is a power of God.

General references

Psalm 94:11
LORD knows the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Luke 11:35
Watch therefore the light in thee not be darkness.
John 7:49
But this multitude that does not know the law are accursed.
Romans 1:22
Professing to be wise, they became foolish,