1 Corinthians 1:19-23 NIV

19 For it is written: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate."a1

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    • c 1:19 - Isaiah 29:14
      20 Where is the wise man?2 Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age?3 Has not God made foolish4 the wisdom of the world?

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      21 For since in the wisdom of God the world5 through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save6 those who believe.7

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          22 Jews demand miraculous signs8 and Greeks look for wisdom,

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          23 but we preach Christ crucified:9 a stumbling block10 to Jews and foolishness11 to Gentiles,

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