53 occurrences in 13 translations

'Fool' in the Bible

He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

Fulfilled longing is sweet to the soul, but avoiding evil is detestable to the fool.

The mind of him who has understanding seeks knowledge and inquires after and craves it, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool feeds on folly.

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

The mouth of a fool is ruin to him, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

When a mocker is punished, the fool gains wisdom; but when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.

A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like a stick with thorns, brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.

Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

If a wise man goes to court with a fool, there will be ranting and raving but no resolution.

For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat;

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

אולי 
'eviliy 
Usage: 1

אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 5

הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 4

כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

כּסילוּת 
K@ciyluwth 
Usage: 1

כּסל 
Kacal 
Usage: 1

נבל 
Nabel 
Usage: 25

נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 18

סכל 
Cakal 
Usage: 8

סכל 
Cakal 
Usage: 7

שׂכלוּת סכלוּת 
Cikluwth 
Usage: 7

פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

תּפל 
Taphel 
Usage: 7

תּפלה 
Tiphlah 
Usage: 3

ἀνόητος 
Anoetos 
Usage: 5

ἄσοφος 
Asophos 
Usage: 1

ἀσύνετος 
Asunetos 
Usage: 3

ἀφροσύνη 
Aphrosune 
Usage: 3

ἄφρων 
Aphron 
Usage: 9

μωραίνω 
Moraino 
Usage: 2

μωρία 
Moria 
Usage: 5

μωρολογία 
Morologia 
Usage: 1

μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6

παραφρονέω 
Paraphroneo 
as a fool
Usage: 1



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