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19 Be God's fool - that's the path to true wisdom. What the world calls smart, God calls stupid. It's written in Scripture, He exposes the chicanery of the chic.
19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness";
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