A scoffer seeks wisdom, and [finds it] not, but knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
Wisdom is before the face of him who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
Thy commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me.
[Seek] to the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
The wise men are put to shame. They are dismayed and taken. Lo, they have rejected the word of LORD, and what manner of wisdom is in them?
The light of the body is the eye. If therefore thine eye is sound, thy whole body will be bright.
Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.
And having answered, he said to them, Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to those men it has not been given.
Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.
But Israel who pursued a law of righteousness, did not arrive to a law of righteousness.
Let not one man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he may become wise.
And if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask from God who gives to all generously and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.
Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,