Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued; Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.
Thy take crafty counsel against thy people, And consult together against thy hidden ones.
If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;
Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land; for I know that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.
He taketh the wise in their own craftiness; And the counsel of the cunning is carried headlong.
He turned their heart to hate his people, To deal subtly with his servants.
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, But the end thereof are the ways of death.
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.
The same dealt craftily with our race, and ill-treated our fathers, that they should cast out their babes to the end they might not live.
And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
This wisdom is not a wisdom that cometh down from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land are now many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; That the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
Then Herod privily called the Wise-men, and learned of them exactly what time the star appeared.