Isaiah 5:21

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes
And clever in their own sight!

Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes;
Fear the Lord and turn away from evil.

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.

Job 11:12

An idiot will become intelligent
When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.

Romans 1:22

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery—so that you will not be wise in your own estimation—that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;

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Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

General references

Bible References

General references

Luke 11:35
Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness.
John 7:49
But this crowd which does not know the Law is accursed.”