Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

Bible References

The wisdom

1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
1 Corinthians 2:6
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
Isaiah 19:11
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellers of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
Isaiah 29:14
Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
Isaiah 44:25
That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
Romans 1:21
Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

General references

Deuteronomy 32:28
For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.
Luke 11:35
Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.
John 7:49
But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.
Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.