Deuteronomy 6:12
be careful not to forget the LORD who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.
Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravaging wolves.
Matthew 10:17
Because people will hand you over to sanhedrins and flog you in their synagogues, beware of them.
Matthew 16:6
Then Jesus told them, "Watch out and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Philippians 3:2
Watch out for "dogs," watch out for evil workers, watch out for those who mutilate the flesh.
2 Peter 3:17
Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard, so that you are not led away by the error of the immoral and fall from your own stability.
Colossians 2:18
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his fleshly mind.
Song of Songs 2:15
Catch the foxes for us-- the little foxes that ruin the vineyards-- for our vineyards are in bloom.
Jeremiah 29:8
For this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: "Don't let your prophets who are among you and your diviners deceive you, and don't listen to the dreams you elicit from them,
Romans 16:17
Now I implore you, brothers, watch out for those who cause dissensions and pitfalls contrary to the doctrine you have learned. Avoid them;
Ephesians 5:6
Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for because of these things God's wrath is coming on the disobedient.
Hebrews 13:9
Don't be led astray by various kinds of strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established by grace and not by foods, since those involved in them have not benefited.
2 John 1:8
Watch yourselves so that you don't lose what we have worked for, but you may receive a full reward.
Acts 17:18
Then also, some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers argued with him. Some said, "What is this pseudo-intellectual trying to say?" Others replied, "He seems to be a preacher of foreign deities"-- because he was telling the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.
Acts 17:32
When they heard about resurrection of the dead, some began to ridicule him. But others said, "We will hear you about this again."
Romans 1:21
For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.
Romans 1:22
Claiming to be wise, they became fools
1 Corinthians 1:19-23
For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will set aside the understanding of the experts.
Where is the philosopher? Where is the scholar? Where is the debater of this age? Hasn't God made the world's wisdom foolish?
For since, in God's wisdom, the world did not know God through wisdom, God was pleased to save those who believe through the foolishness of the message preached.
For the Jews ask for signs and the Greeks seek wisdom,
but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to the Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 3:18
No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written: He catches the wise in their craftiness--
1 Corinthians 15:35
But someone will say, "How are the dead raised? What kind of body will they have when they come?"
1 Corinthians 15:36
Foolish one! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies.
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.
1 Timothy 6:20
Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent, empty speech and contradictions from the "knowledge" that falsely bears that name.
2 Timothy 2:17
And their word will spread like gangrene, among whom are Hymenaeus and Philetus.
2 Timothy 2:18
They have deviated from the truth, saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and are overturning the faith of some.
2 Timothy 3:13
Evil people and imposters will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.
after the tradition
Colossians 2:22
All these [regulations] refer to what is destroyed by being used up; they are human commands and doctrines.
Matthew 15:2-9
"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat!"
He answered them, "And why do you break God's commandment because of your tradition?
For God said: Honor your father and your mother; and, The one who speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death.
But you say, 'Whoever tells his father or mother, "Whatever benefit you might have received from me is a gift [committed to the temple]"--
he does not have to honor his father.' In this way, you have revoked God's word because of your tradition.
Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said:
These people honor Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.
They worship Me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commands of men."
Mark 7:3-13
(For the Pharisees, in fact all the Jews, will not eat unless they wash their hands ritually, keeping the tradition of the elders.
When they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they have washed. And there are many other customs they have received and keep, like the washing of cups, jugs, copper utensils, and dining couches.)
Then the Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, "Why don't Your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders, instead of eating bread with ritually unclean hands?"
He answered them, "Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written: These people honor Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.
They worship Me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commands of men.
Disregarding the command of God, you keep the tradition of men."
He also said to them, "You completely invalidate God's command in order to maintain your tradition!
For Moses said: Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death.
But you say, 'If a man tells his father or mother: Whatever benefit you might have received from me is Corban ' " (that is, a gift [committed to the temple]),
"you no longer let him do anything for his father or mother.
You revoke God's word by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many other similar things."
Galatians 1:14
and I advanced in Judaism beyond many contemporaries among my people, because I was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
1 Peter 1:18
For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things, like silver or gold,
the rudiments
Colossians 2:20
If you died with Christ to the elemental forces of this world, why do you live as if you still belonged to the world? Why do you submit to regulations:
Galatians 4:3
In the same way we also, when we were children, were in slavery under the elemental forces of the world.
Galatians 4:9
But now, since you know God, or rather have become known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and bankrupt elemental forces? Do you want to be enslaved to them all over again?
Ephesians 2:2
in which you previously walked according to this worldly age, according to the ruler of the atmospheric domain, the spirit now working in the disobedient.
after Christ
Ephesians 4:20
But that is not how you learned about the Messiah,