Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools
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.
without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, without mercy.
Every man is carnal in his knowledge: let every founder be ashamed of his graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no spirit in them.
Every man has become carnal and is without knowledge; let every founder be ashamed of the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
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?
For the pastors are become carnal and have not sought the LORD; therefore they did not understand, and all their flocks scattered.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they shall not prevail, for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as that of those also was.
But they shall become altogether carnal and foolish. The stock is a doctrine of vanities.
For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Ephraim also was like a deceived dove, without understanding; they shall call to Egypt, they shall go to Assyria.
Does their beauty perish with them? They die and do not know.
He takes away the heart of the heads of the people of the earth and causes them to become lost, wandering without a way.
For with these, thou hast hid their heart from understanding; therefore, thou shalt not exalt them.
O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you that ye should not trust in the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ has been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
1 Corinthians 1:27
but rather God has chosen that which is the foolishness of the world to confound the wise, and God has chosen that which is the weakness of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;