Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

Bible References

I will

Isaiah 29:9
Linger ye, and wonder; delight yourselves, and be ye blinded; they were drunken and not with wine; they reeled and not with strong drink.
Isaiah 28:21
For as mount Perazim shall Jehovah rise up, as the valley in Gibeon shall he be moved to do his work, his strange work, and to work his service, his unknown service.
Habakkuk 1:5
See ye among the nations, and look, and wonder; ye shall wonder: for the working a work in your days ye will not believe if it shall be recounted.
John 9:29
We know that God has spoken to Moses; but this, we know not whence he is.

For the wisdom

Isaiah 29:10
For Jehovah poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and he will close your eyes: the prophets and your heads, the seeing he covered.
Isaiah 6:9
And he will say, Go, and say to this people, Hearing, hear ye, and ye shall not understand; and seeing, see ye, and ye shall not know.
Isaiah 19:3
And the spirit of Egypt was emptied in its midst, and its counsel I will destroy: and they sought to the vanities and to the mutterers, and to the necromancers, and to the wizards.
Job 5:13
He took the wise in their craftiness, and the counsel of the perverse was headlong.
Jeremiah 8:7
Also the stork in the heavens knew her appointment; and the turtle-dove, and the swallow, and the twitterer watched the time of their coming; and my people knew not the judgment of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 49:7
To Edom, thus said Jehovah of armies, Is wisdom no more in Teman? did counsel perish from the discerning? was their wisdom poured out?
Obadiah 1:8
Was it not in that day, says Jehovah, and I destroyed the wise out of Edom, and understanding from mount Esau?
Luke 10:24
For I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to behold what ye see, and saw not; and to hear what ye hear, and heard not.
John 9:39
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they not seeing might see; and they seeing might be blind.
Acts 28:26
Saying, Go to this people, and say, By hearing ye shall hear, and not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and ye should not perceive:
Romans 1:21
Wherefore having known God, not as God did they honour or return thanks; but were rendered vain in their conversations, and their heart without understanding was darkened.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the intelligent.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it has been written, He seizing the wise in their deceptions.

General references

Deuteronomy 32:28
For they a nation destroying counsels, And no understanding in them.
Job 12:17
Leading away counselors stripped off and he will make foolish the judges
John 7:49
But the crowd, not knowing the law, are cursed.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the intelligent.