Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

General references

Bible References

Great

Jeremiah 5:5
I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of Jehovah, and the law of their God. But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
Matthew 11:25
At that season Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding, and didst reveal them unto babes:
John 7:48
Hath any of the rulers believed on him, or of the Pharisees?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called :
1 Corinthians 2:7
but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, even the wisdom that hath been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds unto our glory:
James 2:6
But ye have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you, and themselves drag you before the judgment-seats?

Neither

Job 12:20
He removeth the speech of the trusty, And taketh away the understanding of the elders.
Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth not how to receive admonition any more.

General references

1 Corinthians 14:32
and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets;