|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
As the Scriptures say, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and discard the intelligence of the intelligent."
King James Bible
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
American Standard Version
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.
Young's Literal Translation
for it hath been written, 'I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'
1 Corinthians 1:19 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:19 For it is written - And the words are remarkably applicable to this great event. Isaiah 29:14
1 Corinthians 1:19 Parallel CommentariesClever Cleverness Designs Destroy Discerning Discernment End Exhibit Frustrate Holy Intelligence Intelligent Nothingness Nought Ones Prudent Side Stands Thwart Understanding Wisdom Wise Writings WrittenClever Cleverness Designs Destroy Discerning Discernment End Exhibit Frustrate Holy Intelligence Intelligent Nothingness Nought Ones Prudent Side Stands Thwart Understanding Wisdom Wise Writings WrittenThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Isaiah 29:14 Because of this, I will once again astound these hypocrites with amazing wonders. The wisdom of the wise will pass away, and the intelligence of the intelligent will disappear."
Jeremiah 10:7 Who would not fear you, O King of nations? That title belongs to you alone! Among all the wise people of the earth and in all the kingdoms of the world, there is no one like you.
1 Corinthians 4:6 Dear brothers and sisters, I have used Apollos and myself to illustrate what I've been saying. If you pay attention to what I have quoted from the Scriptures, you won't be proud of one of your leaders at the expense of another.
1 Corinthians 4:10 Our dedication to Christ makes us look like fools, but you claim to be so wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are so powerful! You are honored, but we are ridiculed.