False Wisdom

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1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written:He catches the wise in their craftiness;

Isaiah 47:10

You were secure in your wickedness;
you said, ‘No one sees me.’
Your wisdom and knowledge
led you astray.
You said to yourself,
‘I exist, and there is no one else.’

Job 32:13

So do not claim, “We have found wisdom;
let God deal with him, not man.”

Isaiah 29:14

therefore I will again confound these people
with wonder after wonder.
The wisdom of their wise men will vanish,
and the understanding of the perceptive will be hidden.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written:I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and I will set aside the understanding of the experts.

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise will be put to shame;
they will be dismayed and snared.
They have rejected the word of the Lord,
so what wisdom do they really have?

Job 5:13

He traps the wise in their craftiness
so that the plans of the deceptive
are quickly brought to an end.

Isaiah 44:25

who destroys the omens of the false prophets
and makes fools of diviners;
who confounds the wise
and makes their knowledge foolishness;

Ezekiel 28:17

Your heart became proud because of your beauty;
For the sake of your splendor
you corrupted your wisdom.
So I threw you down to the earth;
I made you a spectacle before kings.

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the philosopher? Where is the scholar? Where is the debater of this age? Hasn’t God made the world’s wisdom foolish?

1 Corinthians 3:18

No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.

Exodus 1:10

Let us deal shrewdly with them; otherwise they will multiply further, and if war breaks out, they may join our enemies, fight against us, and leave the country.”

James 3:15

Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer a fool according to his foolishness
or he’ll become wise in his own eyes.

Proverbs 26:16

In his own eyes, a slacker is wiser
than seven men who can answer sensibly.

Job 37:24

Therefore, men fear Him.
He does not look favorably on any who are wise in heart.

Job 15:8

Do you listen in on the council of God,
or have a monopoly on wisdom?

Isaiah 10:13

For he said:I have done this by my own strength
and wisdom, for I am clever.
I abolished the borders of nations
and plundered their treasures;
like a mighty warrior, I subjugated the inhabitants.

Jeremiah 9:23

This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;
the strong man must not boast in his strength;
the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

Jeremiah 8:8

“How can you claim, ‘We are wise;
the law of the Lord is with us’?
In fact, the lying pen of scribes
has produced falsehood.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.

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