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
Now Amnon had a friend named Jonadab, the son of David's brother Shimeah. Jonadab was a very crafty man.
2 Samuel 16:21
Ahithophel replied to Absalom, "Have sex with your father's concubines whom he left to care for the palace. All Israel will hear that you have made yourself repulsive to your father. Then your followers will be motivated to support you."
Micah 2:1
Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.
Luke 16:8
The master commended the dishonest manager because he acted shrewdly. For the people of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their contemporaries than the people of light.
Romans 16:19
Your obedience is known to all and thus I rejoice over you. But I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers and sisters, do not be children in your thinking. Instead, be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all living things that moved on the earth died, including the birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all humankind.
Genesis 39:16
So she laid his outer garment beside her until his master came home.
Deuteronomy 32:28
They are a nation devoid of wisdom, and there is no understanding among them.
Proverbs 28:5
Evil people do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it all.
Jeremiah 5:4
I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.
Luke 16:4
I know what to do so that when I am put out of management, people will welcome me into their homes.'

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