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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 has taken the wise in their craftiness."

Isaiah 47:10

For you have trusted in your wickedness; you have said, No one sees me; your wisdom and your knowledge, it has perverted you, and you have said in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me.

Job 32:13

Beware lest you say, 'We have found wisdom, God may refute him, not man;'

Isaiah 29:14

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their prudent men will be hidden."

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

Jeremiah 8:9

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

Job 5:13

He takes the wise in their own craftiness; the counsel of the cunning is carried headlong.

Isaiah 44:25

who frustrates the signs of the liars, and makes diviners mad; who turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Ezekiel 28:17

Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty; you have corrupted your wisdom by reason of your brightness: I have cast you to the ground; I have laid you before kings, that they may see you.

Romans 11:25

For I don't desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the lawyer of this world? Hasn't God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

Exodus 1:10

Come, let us deal wisely with them, lest they multiply, and it happen that when any war breaks out, they also join themselves to our enemies, and fight against us, and escape out of the land."

James 3:15

This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and demonic.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer with discretion.

Job 37:24

Therefore men revere him. He doesn't regard any who are wise of heart."

Job 15:8

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Isaiah 10:13

For he has said, "By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have understanding: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures. Like a valiant man I have brought down their rulers.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says Yahweh, Don't let the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, don't let the rich man glory in his riches;

Jeremiah 8:8

How do you say, We are wise, and the law of Yahweh is with us? But, behold, the false pen of the scribes has worked falsely.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

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