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
And to Amnon a friend, and his name Jonadab, son of Shimeah, David's brother: and Jonadab a man exceeding wise.
2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, Come in to thy father's concubines which he left to watch the house; and all Israel hearing that thou madest thy father loathsome, and the hands of all that are with thee were strengthened.
Micah 2:1
Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.
Luke 16:8
And the Lord praised the steward of injustice, because he did wisely: for the sons of this life are wiser than the children of light in their generation.
Romans 16:19
For your obedience has come to all. Therefore I rejoice for you: and I wish you truly to be wise to good, and pure to evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, be not children in reflection: but in wickedness act like children, and in reflection be ye perfected.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh shall die that creeping upon the earth, with birds and with cattle and with beast and with every creeping thing that creeping upon the earth, and every man.
Genesis 39:16
And she will leave his garment by her till his lord came to his house.
Deuteronomy 32:28
For they a nation destroying counsels, And no understanding in them.
Proverbs 28:5
Men of evil shall not understand judgment: and they seeking Jehovah shall understand all.
Jeremiah 5:4
And I said, Surely, they are weak; they became foolish: for they knew not the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God.
Luke 16:4
I have resolved what I will do, that, when I should be removed from the stewardship, they might receive me in their houses.