Tweet Why does the Bible say that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom? Human Wisdom The Apostle Paul spoke about wisdom in 1 Corinthians 3, and he puts it in anything but a flattering manner for humanity. He wrote that “the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness” (1 Cor 3:19). Maybe Paul was quoting Job because Job wrote…