New Living Translation
What sorrow for those who are wise in their own eyes and think themselves so clever.
King James Bible
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and intelligent in their own esteem!
World English Bible
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to the wise in their own eyes, And -- before their own faces -- intelligent!
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LibraryMiracles no Remedy for Unbelief.
"And the Lord said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke Me? and how long will it be ere they believe Me, for all the signs which I have showed among them?"--Numbers xiv. 11. Nothing, I suppose, is more surprising to us at first reading, than the history of God's chosen people; nay, on second and third reading, and on every reading, till we learn to view it as God views it. It seems strange, indeed, to most persons, that the Israelites should have acted as they did, age after age, in …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII
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A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
Live in harmony with each other. Don't be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don't think you know it all!
1 Corinthians 3:18
Stop deceiving yourselves. If you think you are wise by this world's standards, you need to become a fool to be truly wise.
Don't be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
"Whom have you been defying and ridiculing? Against whom did you raise your voice? At whom did you look with such haughty eyes? It was the Holy One of Israel!
He judges the great people of the world and brings them all to nothing.
"You felt secure in your wickedness. 'No one sees me,' you said. But your 'wisdom' and 'knowledge' have led you astray, and you said, 'I am the only one, and there is no other.'
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