2 Timothy 2:15
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are outside, all these things are done in parables:
Now about the middle of the feast Jesus went up into the temple, and taught.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
2 Corinthians 13:5
Examine yourselves, whether you are in the faith; prove your own selves. Know you not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, unless you are counterfeits?
For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.