Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

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 wise man.
2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Go in to your father's women who are here looking after his house; then all Israel will have the news that you are hated by your father, and the hands of your supporters will be strong.
Micah 2:1
A curse on the designers of evil, working on their beds! in the morning light they do it, because it is in their power.
Luke 16:8
And his lord was pleased with the false servant, because he had been wise; for the sons of this world are wiser in relation to their generation than the sons of light.
Romans 16:19
For all have knowledge of how you do what you are ordered. For this reason I have joy in you, but it is my desire that you may be wise in what is good, and without knowledge of evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
My brothers, do not be children in mind: in evil be as little children, but in mind be of full growth.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And destruction came on every living thing moving on the earth, birds and cattle and beasts and everything which went on the earth, and every man.
Genesis 39:16
And she kept his coat by her, till his master came back.
Deuteronomy 32:28
For they are a nation without wisdom; there is no sense in them.
Proverbs 28:5
Evil men have no knowledge of what is right; but those who go after the Lord have knowledge of all things.
Jeremiah 5:4
Then I said, But these are the poor: they are foolish, for they have no knowledge of the way of the Lord or of the behaviour desired by their God.
Luke 16:4
I have come to a decision what to do, so that when I am put out of my position they will take me into their houses.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain