1 Corinthians 1:19
Good News Translation
The scripture says, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and set aside the understanding of the scholars."

Contemporary English Version
As God says in the Scriptures, "I will destroy the wisdom of all who claim to be wise. I will confuse those who think they know so much."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject.

1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written: I will catch the wise in their own craftiness.

Job 5:12,13 Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun: . . .

Isaiah 19:3,11 And the spirit of Egypt shall be broken in the bowels thereof, and I will cast down their counsel: and they shall consult their idols, and their diviners, and their wizards, and soothsayers. . . .

Isaiah 29:14 Therefore behold I will proceed to cause an admiration in this people, by a great and wonderful miracle: for wisdom shall perish from their wise men, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Jeremiah 8:9 The wise men are confounded, they are dismayed, and taken: for they have cast away the word of the Lord, and there is no wisdom in them.

Context
The Message of the Cross
18For the word of the cross, to them indeed that perish, is foolishness: but to them that are saved, that is, to us, it is the power of God. 19For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject. 20Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this world? Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?…
Cross References
Isaiah 29:14
Therefore behold I will proceed to cause an admiration in this people, by a great and wonderful miracle: for wisdom shall perish from their wise men, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Jeremiah 10:7
Who shall not fear thee, O king of nations? for thine is the glory: among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms there is none like unto thee.

1 Corinthians 4:6
But these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollo, for your sakes: that in us you may learn that one be not puffed up against the other for another, above that which is written.

1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christs sake, but you are wise in Christ: we are weak, but you are strong: you are honourable, but we without honour.

Additional Translations
For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”

For it has been written: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; and the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate."

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

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the prudence of the prudent will I reject.

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

For so it stands written, "I will exhibit the nothingness of the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought."

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

for it hath been written, 'I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'
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