19 For it is written:

(A)“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.”

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19 For it is written:

(A)I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
And the understanding of those who have understanding, I will confound.”

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19 For it is written and forever remains written,

I will destroy the wisdom of the wise [the philosophy of the philosophers],
And the cleverness of the clever [who do not know Me] I will nullify.”(A)

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19 For it is written:

“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
    the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 1:19 Isaiah 29:14

19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

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14 (A)Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvelous work
Among this people,
A marvelous work and a wonder;
(B)For the wisdom of their wise men shall perish,
And the understanding of their prudent men shall be hidden.”

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14 Therefore behold, I will once again deal (A)marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous;
And (B)the wisdom of their wise men will perish,
And the understanding of their men who have understanding will be concealed.”

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Therefore, listen carefully, I will again do marvelous and amazing things with this people, wonderful and astonishing things;
And the wisdom of their wise men will perish,
And the understanding of their discerning men will be hidden.”

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14 Therefore once more I will astound these people
    with wonder upon wonder;(A)
the wisdom of the wise(B) will perish,
    the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish.(C)

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14 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

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