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 has taken the wise in their craftiness."
without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;
Every man is become brutish [and is] without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his engraved image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Every man is become brutish [and is] without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his 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 lawyer of this world? Hasn't God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Yahweh: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they will proceed no further. For their folly will be evident to all men, as theirs also came to be.
But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."
"Ephraim is like an easily deceived dove, without understanding. They call to Egypt. They go to Assyria.
Isn't their tent cord plucked up within them? They die, and that without wisdom.'
He takes away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
For you have hidden their heart from understanding, Therefore you shall not exalt them.
Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth among you as crucified?
1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, "The Lord knows the reasoning of the wise, that it is worthless."
1 Corinthians 1:27
but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;