Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You have kept their hearts from wisdom: for this cause you will not give them honour.
Who gives us more knowledge than the beasts of the earth, and makes us wiser than the birds of the heaven?
But Sihon, king of Heshbon, would not let us go through; for the Lord your God made his spirit hard and his heart strong, so that he might give him up into your hands as at this day.
2 Chronicles 32:31
However, in the business of the representatives sent by the rulers of Babylon to get news of the wonder which had taken place in the land, God gave up guiding him, testing him to see what was in his heart.
The chiefs of Zoan are completely foolish; the wisest guides of Pharaoh have become like beasts: how do you say to Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the offspring of early kings?
I was quickly angry with his evil ways, and sent punishment on him, veiling my face in wrath: and he went on, turning his heart from me.
Every good and true thing is given to us from heaven, coming from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or any shade made by turning.