Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD and depart from evil.
The wise man fears and departs from evil, but the fool rages and is confident.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirits.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit, but the poor that has understanding is wiser than he.
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are: extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
If the wise will hear them, doctrine shall increase, and the man of understanding shall acquire wise counsel:
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Hear counsel, and receive chastening that thou may be wise in thy old age.
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king who will no longer be admonished.
Then Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah, If I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not surely put me to death? and if I give thee counsel, thou wilt not hearken unto me.