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 astute man.
2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; and all Israel shall hear that thou art abhorred of thy father; then the hands of all that are with thee shall be strong.
Micah 2:1
Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.
Luke 16:8
And the lord commended the unjust steward because he had done discreetly; for the sons of this age are in their generation more prudent than the sons of light.
Romans 16:19
For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, be not children in understanding, howbeit in malice be ye children; but in understanding be perfect.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl and of beasts and of animals and of every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth and every man;
Genesis 39:16
And she laid up his garment by her until his lord came home.
Deuteronomy 32:28
For they are a Gentile void of counsel, neither is there any intelligence in them.
Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand judgment, but those that seek the LORD understand all things.
Jeremiah 5:4
Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they have become foolish; for they do not know the way of the LORD nor the judgment of their God.
Luke 16:4
I know what I shall do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.