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
Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Go in to your father's concubines, that he has left to keep the house. Then all Israel will hear that you are abhorred by your father. Then the hands of all who are with you will be strong."
Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds! When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
"His lord commended the dishonest manager because he had done wisely, for the children of this world are, in their own generation, wiser than the children of the light.
For your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, don't be children in thoughts, yet in malice be babies, but in thoughts be mature.
All flesh died that moved on the earth, including birds, livestock, animals, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, and every man.
She laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
For they are a nation void of counsel. There is no understanding in them.
Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.
Then I said, "Surely these are poor. They are foolish; for they don't know the way of Yahweh, nor the law of their God.
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'