Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother: and Jonadab was a very subtil man.
It happened at that time, that Judah went down from his brothers, and visited a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
But Samson's wife was [given] to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.
Nevertheless Haman restrained himself, and went home. There, he sent and called for his friends and Zeresh his wife.
Haman recounted to Zeresh his wife and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and Zeresh his wife said to him, "If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of Jewish descent, you will not prevail against him, but you will surely fall before him."
Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
2 Samuel 13:32
Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David's brother, answered, "Don't let my lord suppose that they have killed all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead; for by the appointment of Absalom this has been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.
1 Samuel 16:9
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. He said, "Neither has Yahweh chosen this one."
2 Samuel 14:2
Joab sent to Tekoa, and fetched there a wise woman, and said to her, "Please act like a mourner, and put on mourning clothing, please, and don't anoint yourself with oil, but be as a woman who has mourned a long time for the dead.
Now the serpent was more subtle than any animal of the field which Yahweh God had made. He said to the woman, "Has God really said, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'"
"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He has taken the wise in their craftiness."
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and demonic.