Trust in the Lord
with all your heart, and do not
lean on your own understanding.
Be not wise in your own eyes; fear
and turn away from evil.
Answer a fool according to his
folly, lest he be wise in his own
Do you see a man who is wise in
his own eyes? There is more hope
for a fool than for him.
The sluggard is wiser in his own
eyes than seven men who can answer
A rich man is wise in his own
eyes, but a poor man who has
understanding will find him out.
Whoever trusts in his own mind is
a fool, but he who walks in wisdom
will be delivered.
Woe to those who are wise in their
own eyes, and shrewd in their own
Thus says the
Lord: “Let not the wise man
boast in his wisdom, let not the
mighty man boast in his might, let
not the rich man boast in his
The Pharisee, standing by himself,
prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you
that I am not like other men,
extortioners, unjust, adulterers,
or even like this tax collector.
Claiming to be wise, they became
Live in harmony with one another.
Do not be haughty, but associate
with the lowly. Never be wise in
your own sight.
So if there is any encouragement
in Christ, any comfort from love,
any participation in the Spirit,
any affection and sympathy,
complete my joy by being of the
same mind, having the same love,
being in full accord and of one
mind. Do nothing from rivalry or
conceit, but in humility count
others more significant than
yourselves. Let each of you look
not only to his own interests, but
also to the interests of others.
Have this mind among yourselves,
which is yours in Christ Jesus,