Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Prov. 9:10 The fear of the lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Rev. 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Romans 10:2 | For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
“They” are the preachers who have a zeal of God but not according to knowlege.
There zeal is according to belief.
Is the serpent speaking out for his defence.
Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
When you fear what you hearing (for the first time) about the Bible that is the beginning of knowledge.
11 Peter 1: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.