It’s kind of like Jannes and Jambres said to Moses, “We are the chief sorcerers. You merely know cheap sorcerers tricks.” They throw their staves down they become snakes like Moses staff. They smirk then Mose’s staff eats the two staves of the expert sorcerers and they are shocked and have no powerful staves.
2 Timothy 3:8-9 KJV
For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith. But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all (men), as theirs also was. But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me.