Not many believers may considered wise or powerful according to human standards, or may not being 'well born' or from "blue blood". In the Scriptures may be found many words also from foolish men. Many wrong actions of men are notated in the bible so that people can learn from them. Those foolish things of the world God chose in order that He might put to shame the wise, and the weak things of the world God chose in order that He might put to shame the strong, and the insignificant of the world.
The Elohim wants people to have a willingness to hear His Word Which He offers as a schooling-tool enabling all people to get insight and wisdom. Most of the time people did not want to listen to His word and preferred to follow their own fantasies or what they thought would be scientific right. As such we got creationists, flat earth believers, and many others, who after science brought some proves still did not want to believe it.