10 occurrences in 37 translations

'Foolish Man' in the Bible

The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the foolish man goes walking in the dark; but still I saw that the same event comes to them all.

Then said I in my heart: As it comes to the foolish man, so will it come to me; so why have I been wise overmuch? Then I said in my heart: This again is to no purpose.

Of the wise man, as of the foolish man, there is no memory for ever, seeing that those who now are will have gone from memory in the days to come. See how death comes to the wise as to the foolish!

The foolish man, folding his hands, takes the flesh of his body for food.

As a dream comes from much business, so the voice of a foolish man comes with words in great number.

Like the cracking of thorns under a pot, so is the laugh of a foolish man; and this again is to no purpose.

The heart of the wise man goes in the right direction; but the heart of a foolish man in the wrong.

And when the foolish man is walking in the way, he has no sense and lets everyone see that he is foolish.

The words of a wise man's mouth are sweet to all, but the lips of a foolish man are his destruction.

Yet, a foolish man, multiplieth words, - though no man knoweth that which hath been, and, that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

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