Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
May the path of your foot be balanced and all your ways be sure.
The clever sees danger and hides, but the simple go on and suffer.
[When] the clever sees danger, he hides; the simple go on [and] suffer.
For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own stomach, and by smooth speech and flattery they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
so that we may no longer be infants, tossed about by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, by the trickery of people, by craftiness with reference to the scheming of deceit.
Because of this do not become foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord [is].
1 John 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits [to determine] if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
The wisdom of the clever is understanding his ways, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Therefore, whoever has insight will keep silent in that time, for it [is] a time of evil.
who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul [and] wished to hear the word of God.