"But I would speak to the Almighty, And I desire to argue with God.
"Though He slay me, I will hope in Him Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.
Job 23:4 "I would present my case before Him And fill my mouth with arguments.
"Please hear my argument And listen to the contentions of my lips.
"Come now, and let us reason together," Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool.
But some of the scribes were sitting there and reasoning in their hearts,
Immediately Jesus, aware in His spirit that they were reasoning that way within themselves, said to them, "Why are you reasoning about these things in your hearts?
And he was talking and arguing with the Hellenistic Jews; but they were attempting to put him to death.
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
1 Corinthians 3:20
and again, "THE LORD KNOWS THE REASONINGS of the wise, THAT THEY ARE USELESS."
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things.