A scoffer seeketh wisdom, and there is none, but, knowledge, to the discerning, is easy.
All of them, shall be plain, to them who would understand, and just, to such as would gain knowledge.
Before the face of the discerning, is wisdom, but, the eyes of a dullard, are in the ends of the earth.
Beyond mine enemies, will thy commandment make me wise, for, age-abidingly, shall it be mine.
A dullard, delighteth not, in understanding, in nothing save the exposing of his own heart.
To the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, It is , because they have no dawning day.
Ashamed are the wise, dismayed and captured! Lo! the word of Yahweh, have they rejected, And, what wisdom, have, they?
The lamp of the body, is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body, shall be, lighted up;
In that season, answered Jesus, and said - I openly give praise unto thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, - in that thou hast hid these things from the wise and discerning, and hast revealed them unto babes;
And, he, answering, said, Because, unto you, hath it been given, to get to know the sacred secrets of the kingdom of the heavens, - whereas, unto them, hath it not been given.
Inasmuch as, having come to know God, not, as God, did they glorify him, or give him thanks, but were made fruitless in their reasonings, and darkened was their undiscerning heart,
Whereas, Israel, though in pursuit of a law of righteousness, unto a law, have not attained.
Let no one be deceiving himself: - if anyone imagineth himself to be wise among you, in this age, let him become foolish, that he may become wise;
If anyone thinketh that he knoweth anything, not yet knoweth he, as he must needs come to know,
But, if any of you is sinning short of wisdom, let him be asking of God, Who giveth unto all freely and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him;
Of this, first, taking note - that there will come, in the last of the days, with scoffing, scoffers, after their own covetings, going on,