18 Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise(A) by the standards of this age,(B) you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.

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22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools(A)

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20 Where is the wise person?(A) Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age?(B) Has not God made foolish(C) the wisdom of the world?

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27 But God chose(A) the foolish(B) things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.

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