26 occurrences in 13 translations

'Foolishly' in the Bible

And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.

And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.

And Samuel said to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast not kept the commandment of the LORD thy God, which he commanded thee: for now would the LORD have established thy kingdom upon Israel for ever.

Then Saul said, "I've wronged you. Return, my son David, for I won't harm you again because my life was precious to you today. Look, I've acted foolishly and have made a very great mistake."

And David's heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

And David said unto God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done this thing: but now, I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

"Behold, all of you have seen it; Why then do you act foolishly?

This is the fate of those who are foolishly confident, yet after them men approve their sayings. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

It is better to come face to face with a bear whose young ones have been taken away than with a foolish man acting foolishly.

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

I thought deeply about the effects of indulging myself with wine (all the while my mind was guiding me with wisdom) and the effects of behaving foolishly, so that I might discover what is profitable for people to do on earth during the few days of their lives.

The princes of Zoan have acted foolishly, The princes of Memphis are deluded; Those who are the cornerstone of her tribes Have led Egypt astray.

because they have acted foolishly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and have spoken words in My name falsely, which I did not command them; and I am He who knows and am a witness," declares the LORD.'"

A sword is against the diviners, and they will act foolishly. A sword is against her heroic warriors, and they will be terrified.

A sword and a drought upon her waters, that they may be dried up! For it is a land of images, and they are mad over idols (objects of terror in which they foolishly trust).

And Aholah played the harlot when she was Mine, and she was foolishly fond of her lovers and doted on the Assyrians her neighbors,

For as you [Edom] have drunk upon the mountain of My holiness [desecrating it in the wild revelry of the destroyers], so shall all the nations drink continually [in turn, of My wrath]; yes, they shall drink, talk foolishly, and swallow down [the full measure of punishment] and they shall be [destroyed] as though they had not been.

That which I speak, I speak it not after the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.

I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.

And they get into the way of doing no work, going about from house to house; and not only doing no work, but talking foolishly, being over-interested in the business of others, saying things which they have no right to say.

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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

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



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