When the woman saw that the tree produced good food, was attractive in appearance, and was desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. Then she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate some, too.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is nonsense in God's sight. For it is written, "He catches the wise with their own trickery,"
"You trusted in your own knowledge. You said, "No one sees me.' Your wisdom and knowledge have misled you. You said in your heart, "I am the one, and there will be none besides me.'
"So that you cannot claim, "We have found wisdom!' let God do the rebuking, not man;
Do not be overly righteous, nor be overly wise. Why be self-destructive?
1 Corinthians 1:17
For the Messiah did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, not with eloquent wisdom, so the cross of the Messiah won't be emptied of its power.
Therefore, watch out! "As for me, I will once again do amazing things with this people, wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the insights of their discerning men will stay hidden."
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."
The wise men will be put to shame. They'll be dismayed and taken captive. Look, they have rejected the message from the LORD! So what kind of wisdom do they have?
He captures the wise in their own craftiness, bringing a quick end to their cunning advice.
who frustrates the omens of idle talkers, and drives diviners mad, who turns back the wise, and makes their knowledge foolish;
Your heart grew arrogant because of your beauty; you annihilated your own wisdom because of your splendor. Then I threw you to the ground in the presence of kings, giving them a good look at you!
For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise person? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? God has turned the wisdom of the world into nonsense, hasn't he?
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really wise.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For this is what we boast about: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world with pure motives and godly sincerity, without earthly wisdom but with God's grace especially toward you.
Come on, let's be careful how we treat them, so that when they grow numerous, if a war breaks out they won't join our enemies, fight against us, and leave our land."
That kind of wisdom does not come from above. No, it is worldly, self-centered, and demonic.
Do not be wise in your own opinion. Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
Live in harmony with each other. Do not be arrogant, but associate with humble people. Do not think that you are wiser than you really are.
Answer a fool according to his foolishness, or he will think himself to be wise.
The lazy person is wiser in his own opinion than seven men who can give an appropriate response.
"How terrible it will be for those who are wise in their own opinion, and clever in their own reckoning!
The rich man may be wise in his own opinion; but a discerning, poor man sees through him.
Do you see a man who is wise in his own opinion? There's more hope for a fool than for him.
Therefore humanity fears him, which none of the wise can quite comprehend."
Have you listened in on God's secret council? Have you limited wisdom only to yourself?
He keeps bragging: "I've done it by the strength of my hand, and by my wisdom, because I'm so clever. I removed the boundaries of nations, and plundered their treasures; like a bull I brought down those who sat on thrones.
This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.
How can you say, "We're wise, and the Law of the LORD is with us,' when, in fact, the deceitful pen of the scribe has made it into something that deceives.
The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.