Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?
and say, How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who regards reproof gets prudence.
A fool has no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.
He who believes in him is not condemned. He who does not believe has been condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;
For they are a nation void of counsel, and there is no understanding in them.