Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
They are wise
2 Samuel 13:3
But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David's brother; and Jonadab was a very subtle man.
2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, that he hath left to keep the house; and all Israel will hear that thou art abhorred of thy father: then will the hands of all that are with thee be strong.
Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
And his lord commended the unrighteous steward because he had done wisely: for the sons of this world are for their own generation wiser than the sons of the light.
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I rejoice therefore over you: but I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple unto that which is evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, be not children in mind: yet in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.
And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both birds, and cattle, and beasts, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man:
And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them.
Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.
Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:
I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.