Jeremiah 8:8

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.

Job 5:12-13

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Romans 1:22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools

Job 11:12

The vain man shall make himself understood, though man is born like a wild ass's colt.

Job 12:20

He impedes the lips of those that speak the truth and takes away the counsel of the aged.

Psalm 147:19

He declares his words unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

Proverbs 17:6

Children's children are the crown of old men, and the honour of the children are their fathers.

Isaiah 10:1-2

Woe unto those that establish unrighteous laws and that wilfully prescribe tyranny

Hosea 8:12

I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as strange things.

Matthew 15:6

and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin; but now because ye say, We see, therefore your sin abides.

Romans 2:17-29

Behold, thou doth call thyself a Jew and art supported by the law and doth glory in God

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.

In vain, etc

General references

Bible References

Lo

Matthew 15:6
and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

In vain, etc

Proverbs 17:6
Children's children are the crown of old men, and the honour of the children are their fathers.
Isaiah 10:1
Woe unto those that establish unrighteous laws and that wilfully prescribe tyranny

General references

Luke 11:35
Take heed therefore if the light which is in thee is darkness.
Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools