David said to God, "I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing. But now, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are dying, but to us who are saved it is the power of God.
Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the lawyer of this world? Hasn't God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
For seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom didn't know God, it was God's good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save those who believe.
but we preach Christ crucified; a stumbling block to Jews, and foolishness to Greeks,
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;
Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He has taken the wise in their craftiness."
You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.
For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
Samuel said to Saul, "You have done foolishly. You have not kept the commandment of the LORD your God, which he commanded you; for now the LORD would have established your kingdom on Israel forever.
But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
For the eyes of the LORD run back and forth throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein you have done foolishly; for from henceforth you shall have wars."
I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.
I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
That which I speak, I don't speak according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
For you bear with the foolish gladly, being wise.
I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.
For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom." David said, "the LORD, please turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness."
David's heart struck him after that he had numbered the people. David said to the LORD, "I have sinned greatly in that which I have done. But now, the LORD, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.
Do you thus requite the LORD, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God. They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people. I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
I said of laughter, "It is foolishness;" and of mirth, "What does it accomplish?"
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.
Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.
Don't be too wicked, neither be foolish. Why should you die before your time?
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.
The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.
nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.
Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Thus says the Lord the LORD, Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!
Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth among you as crucified?
Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?
and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.
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?"
who frustrates the signs of the liars, and makes diviners mad; who turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;
"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."
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.
'Hear now this, foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and don't see; who have ears, and don't hear:
But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
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.