Everyone is stupid and without knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his own idols, for his images are false, and there is no life in them.
"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?
You asked, "Who is this that darkens counsel without knowledge?' Well now, I have talked about what I don't understand awesome things beyond me that I don't know.
Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on the LORD.
Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on God.
A stupid man doesn't know, and a fool can't comprehend this:
Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find competent advice.
"Gather together and come; draw near and enter, your fugitives from the nations. Those who carry around their wooden idols know nothing, nor do those who keep praying to a god that cannot save.
Furthermore, though they never saw the sun nor learned anything, they are more content than the other.
Your little ones whom you said would be taken captive and your children who do not yet know right from wrong will enter the land. I will give it to them and they themselves will possess it.
At least the living know they will die, but the dead know nothing; they no longer have a reward, since memory about them has been forgotten.
"If his children are honored, he doesn't know it; if they become insignificant, he never perceives it.
His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!
They neither know nor understand; they walk about in the dark while all the foundations of the earth are shaken.
They don't realize; they don't understand, because their eyes are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds, too, so they cannot understand.
No one stops to think. No one has the knowledge or understanding to think yes to think! "Half of it I burned in the fire. I even baked bread on its coals, and I roasted meat and ate it. And am I about to make detestable things from what is left? Am I about to bow down to blocks of wood?"
The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's feeding trough, but Israel doesn't know, and my people don't understand.
(Peter didn't know how to respond, because they were terrified.)
Again he came back and found them asleep, because they could not keep their eyes open. They didn't even know what they should say to him.
But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, told them, "You don't know anything!
Yet to this day, the LORD hasn't given you a heart that understands, eyes that perceive, and ears that discern.
Job has been speaking from his own ignorance, and what he has to say lacks insight!
Then, I was too stupid and didn't realize I was acting like a wild animal with you.
Because we are of yesterday and we know nothing, for our time on earth is only a shadow.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For while I was with you I resolved to know nothing except Jesus the Messiah, and him crucified.