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" For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. "
Contemplations on the historical passages of the Old and New Testament - Page 111
by Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1846
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 3

Pierre Bayle - 1826 - 434 pages
...wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. Where is the wise ? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this world? Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world 1 For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not...
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Sermons on several subjects

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1794 - 404 pages
...important fubject, I fhall referve for a Separate difcourfe. SERMON III. i COR. i. 20. WHERE IS THE WISE ? WHERE IS THE SCRIBE? WHERE IS THE DISPUTER OF THIS WORLD ? HATH NOT GOD MADE FOOLISH THE WISDOM OF THIS WORLD? FROM the train of reafomng purfued in the preceding difcourfe, it...
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Sermons on several subjects, Volume 2

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1794 - 408 pages
...burthen is "light*.". t M * Matth. si. 28 — 30, SERMON II, i COR. i. 20. IS THE WISE ? WHERE IS TH1$ SCRIBE ? WHERE IS THE DISPUTER Of THIS WORLD ? HATH NOT GOD MADE FOOLISH THE WISDOM OF THIS WORLD ? THE fubject on which St. Paul is fpeaking in this chapter, a.nd...
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Remarks on revelation & infidelity, speeches delivered in a literary society ...

A. M - 1797 - 358 pages
...wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the pru. dent. Where is the wise? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of H this world ? For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 374 pages
...same thing, and that there be no' 20 Where is the wise ? where i Of Paul's preaching. I. Corinthians. is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of thi world ? 2 1 For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew...
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - 1803 - 454 pages
...triumphed over all the boasted philosophy of the learned gentile world. He says, " Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804 - 476 pages
...wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. 20 Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? 21 For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807 - 570 pages
...wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. 20 Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? 21 For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew...
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No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse Shewing the Nature and Discipline of the ...

William Penn - 1807 - 394 pages
...bitterly reflects on that wisdom, so much valued by Jews and Greeks : *' Where (says he) is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ?" And he gives a good reason for it, " that no flesh should glory...
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Sermons on Interesting Subjects

Robert Coutts - 1808 - 460 pages
...nothing the under" standing of the prudent. Where," therefore, adds the apostle, " Where is the wise ? Where is " the scribe ? Where is the disputer of this world ? " Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this " world ? For after that, in the wisdom of God, the " world by wisdom knew...
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