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Wisdom 17:7
They realized that their mocking attempts at magic were too weak and that they had no real power. It became clear to them that they had given themselves far too much credit for understanding what was happening.
And the delusions of their magic art were put down, and their boasting of wisdom was reproachfully rebuked.
The illusions produced by their magic tricks were put to shame, and all the wisdom they had boasted of came to nothing.
And mockeries of their magic art failed, and there was a humiliating refutation of their vaunted shrewdness.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
The delusions of their magic art lay humbled, and their boasted wisdom was scornfully rebuked.
And (the) scorns of witchcraft were laid to (it), and the glory of wisdom was chastising with despising. [And of divining craft the scorns were laid to (it), and the glory of wisdom correction with strife.]
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