Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?
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Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I punish them they shall be cast down, says the LORD.
Concerning Edom, thus says the LORD of hosts; Is wisdom no more in Teman? has counsel perished from the prudent? has their wisdom vanished?
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counselors of Pharaoh give foolish counsel: how do you say unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumor shall be upon rumor; then shall they seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the elders.
1 Corinthians 1:26
For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
You through your commandments have made me wiser than my enemies: for they are ever with me.
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us who are saved it is the power of God.
2 Timothy 3:15
And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.
They would have none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.
Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.