Bible Verses about Knowledge, Puffing up
1 Corinthians 8:1-3
Now concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. And if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know. But if anyone loves God, this one is known by Him.
By pride comes nothing but strife,
But with the well-advised is wisdom.
1 Corinthians 13:8-9
Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part.
Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said: “Should a wise man answer with empty knowledge,
And fill himself with the east wind? Should he reason with unprofitable talk,
Or by speeches with which he can do no good?
The wicked in his proud countenance does not seek God;
God is in none of his thoughts.
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
The lazy man is wiser in his own eyes
Than seven men who can answer sensibly.
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes,
And prudent in their own sight!
By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
1 Corinthians 13:2
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
1 Timothy 3:6
not a novice, lest being puffed up with pride he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.
2 Timothy 3:7
always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.
Because you say, "I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing"—and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked—