1 Corinthians 1:26
For consider your calling, brothers: m not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
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1 Corinthians 2:8
None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
Have any of the authorities or the Pharisees believed in him?
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
At that time Jesus declared, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children.