Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Romans 16:19 in English Standard Version "For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil." Jer 4:22 “For my people are foolish; they know me not; they are stupid children; they have no understanding. They are ‘wise’—in doing evil! But how to do good they know not.” Mt 10:16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Ro 1:8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world.