1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.
Cross References
Psalm 8:2
From the lips of children and infants You have ordained praise on account of Your adversaries, to silence the enemy and avenger.

Isaiah 44:25
who foils the signs of false prophets and makes fools of diviners, who confounds the wise and turns their knowledge into nonsense,

Jeremiah 8:9
The wise will be put to shame; they will be dismayed and snared. They have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom do they really have?

1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know Him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 2:12
We have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.

James 2:5
Listen, my beloved brothers: Has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised those who love Him?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 8:2
From the lips of children and infants You have ordained praise on account of Your adversaries, to silence the enemy and avenger.

Isaiah 26:5, 6
For He has humbled those who dwell on high--He lays the lofty city low. He brings it down to the ground; He casts it into the dust. . . .

Isaiah 29:14, 19
Therefore I will again confound these people with wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of the wise will perish, and the intelligence of the intelligent will be hidden. . . .

Zephaniah 3:12
But I will leave within you a meek and humble people, and they will trust in the name of the LORD.

Matthew 4:18-22
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. . . .

Matthew 9:9
As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax booth. "Follow Me, " He told him, and Matthew got up and followed Him.

Matthew 11:25
At that time Jesus declared, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.

Matthew 21:16
"Do you hear what these children are saying?" they asked. "Yes, " Jesus answered, "have you never read: 'From the mouths of children and infants You have ordained praise'?"

Luke 19:39, 40
But some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, rebuke Your disciples!" . . .

Luke 21:15
For I will give you speech and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Acts 4:11-21
He is 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.' . . .

Acts 6:9, 10
But resistance arose from what was known as the Synagogue of the Freedmen, including Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and men from the provinces of Cilicia and Asia. They began to argue with Stephen, . . .

Acts 7:35, 54
This Moses, whom they had rejected with the words, 'Who made you ruler and judge?' is the one God sent to be their ruler and redeemer, through the angel who appeared to him in the bush. . . .

Acts 17:18
Some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also began to debate with him. Some of them asked, "What is this babbler trying to say?" while others said, "He seems to be advocating foreign gods." They said this because Paul was proclaiming the good news of Jesus and the resurrection.

Acts 24:24, 25
After several days, Felix returned with his wife Drusilla, who was a Jewess. He sent for Paul and listened to him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:7
Now we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this surpassingly great power is from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 10:4, 5, 10
The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. . . .

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