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Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 7:7

Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Don't be hasty in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Don't be too wicked, neither be foolish. Why should you die before your time?

Ecclesiastes 7:25

I turned around, and my heart sought to know and to search out, and to seek wisdom and the scheme of things, and to know that wickedness is stupidity, and that foolishness is madness.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.

Ecclesiastes 10:2

A wise man's heart is at his right hand, but a fool's heart at his left.

Ecclesiastes 10:3

Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but a fool is swallowed by his own lips.

Ecclesiastes 10:13

The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Ecclesiastes 10:14

A fool also multiplies words. Man doesn't know what will be; and that which will be after him, who can tell him?

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.

Ephesians 5:4

nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Ezekiel 13:3

Thus says the Lord the LORD, Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Galatians 3:1

Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth among you as crucified?

Galatians 3:3

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?

Genesis 31:28

and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.

Hosea 9:7

The days of visitation have come. The days of reckoning have come. Israel will consider the prophet to be a fool, and the man who is inspired to be insane, because of the abundance of your sins, and because your hostility is great.

Isaiah 19:11

The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish. The counsel of the wisest counselors of Pharaoh has become stupid. How do you say to Pharaoh, "I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?"

Isaiah 19:13

The princes of Zoan have become fools. The princes of Memphis are deceived. They have caused Egypt to go astray, who are the cornerstone of her tribes.

Isaiah 32:5

The fool will no longer be called noble, nor the scoundrel be highly respected.

Isaiah 32:6

For the fool will speak folly, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice profanity, and to utter error against the LORD, To make empty the soul of the hungry, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a road, and it will be called The Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.

Isaiah 44:25

who frustrates the signs of the liars, and makes diviners mad; who turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "Surely these are poor. They are foolish; for they don't know the way of the LORD, nor the law of their God.

Jeremiah 5:21

'Hear now this, foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and don't see; who have ears, and don't hear:

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge that sits on [eggs] which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches, and not by right; in the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool.

Jeremiah 50:36

A sword is on the boasters, and they shall become fools; a sword is on her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job didn't sin with his lips.

Job 5:2

For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.

Job 5:3

I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

Job 12:17

He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.

Job 30:8

They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.

Lamentations 2:14

Your prophets have seen for you false and foolish visions; They have not uncovered your iniquity, to bring back your captivity, but have seen for you false oracles and causes of banishment.

Luke 11:40

You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also?

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared--whose will they be?'

Luke 24:25

He said to them, "Foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!

Mark 7:22

covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

Matthew 5:22

But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.

Matthew 7:26

Everyone who hears these words of mine, and doesn't do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand.

Matthew 23:17

You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?

Matthew 23:19

You blind fools! For which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?

Matthew 25:2

Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.

Matthew 25:3

Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,

Matthew 25:8

The foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Numbers 12:11

Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, please don't count this sin against us, in which we have done foolishly, and in which we have sinned.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:32

For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.

Proverbs 3:35

The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.

Proverbs 7:22

He followed her immediately, as an ox goes to the slaughter, as a fool stepping into a noose.

Proverbs 8:5

You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 9:13

The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:10

One winking with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:14

Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23

It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure.

Proverbs 11:29

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.

Proverbs 12:16

A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent man acts from knowledge, but a fool exposes folly.

Proverbs 13:19

Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.

Proverbs 13:20

One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

Proverbs 14:1

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Proverbs 14:3

The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.

Proverbs 14:7

Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man fears, and shuns evil, but the fool is hotheaded and reckless.

Proverbs 14:24

The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so with the heart of fools.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 16:22

Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.

Proverbs 17:7

Arrogant speech isn't fitting for a fool, much less do lying lips fit a prince.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her cubs meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

Proverbs 17:16

Why is there money in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, since he has no understanding?

Proverbs 17:21

He who becomes the father of a fool grieves. The father of a fool has no joy.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom is before the face of one who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool wander to the ends of the earth.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

Proverbs 18:2

A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against the LORD.

Proverbs 19:10

Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 19:29

Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.

Proverbs 21:20

There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man swallows it up.

Proverbs 23:9

Don't speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he doesn't open his mouth in the gate.

Proverbs 26:1

Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Proverbs 26:3

A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools!

Proverbs 26:4

Don't answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him.