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32 Bible Verses about False Wisdom

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1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.

Isaiah 47:10

For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, No one sees me. Thy wisdom and thine own knowledge; it has deceived thee; for thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and no one else beside me.

Job 32:13

Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom; it is needful that God thrust him down, and not man.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Do not be too legalistic; neither make thyself over wise in thine own eyes: why should thou destroy thyself?

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?

Job 5:13

He takes the wise in their own prudence, and the counsel of his adversaries is turned to folly.

Isaiah 44:25

that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

Ezekiel 28:17

Thine heart lifted thee up because of thy beauty; thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness; I will cast thee to the earth; I will expose thee before the kings, that they may behold thee.

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that ye ignore this mystery, that ye not be arrogant regarding yourselves: that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles are come in.

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.

Exodus 1:10

Now, therefore, let us be wise concerning him, that he not multiply and it come to pass that when war comes, he shall also join with our enemies and fight against us and so leave the land.

James 3:15

This wisdom is not that which descends from above, but is earthly, natural, diabolical.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer the fool showing him his folly lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can give him counsel.

Job 37:24

Men, therefore, shall fear him; all the crafty of heart shall not see him.

Job 15:8

Hast thou heard the secret of God, that thou dost detain wisdom in thee alone?

Isaiah 10:13

For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus hath the LORD said, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;

Jeremiah 8:8

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit; he has left off to be wise and to do good.

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