Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me.

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I said

Genesis 3:5
For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
1 Kings 3:11
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing and hast not asked for thyself long life neither hast asked riches for thyself nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to hear judgment,
1 Kings 11:1
But King Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites,
Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

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Job 28:12
But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?