66 occurrences in 13 translations

'Fools' in the Bible

and in order that in the hearing of your son and your grandson you may tell how I made fools of the Egyptians and about my signs that I displayed among them, so that you may know that I am the Lord."

Do I have a shortage of fools, that you have brought me this man to display his insanity in front of me? Should this man enter my house?"

And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not withhold me from thee.

They were children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.

Deliver me from all my transgressions; do not make me the taunt of fools.

This is the destiny of fools, and of those who approve of their philosophy. (Selah)

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

Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

The lips of the wise broadcast knowledge, but not so the heart of fools.

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Wisdom [is too] high for fools; at the gate he will not open his mouth.

As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

So do the wise [really] have an advantage over fools? {Can the poor [really] gain anything by knowing how to act in front of others}?

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

Like the sound of thorns under a pot, so also the laughter of fools. This also [is] vanity!

The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Fools are placed in many positions of authority, while wealthy men sit in lowly positions.

The struggles of fools weary them, for they don't know how to go to the city.

And I will give children to be their princes, and young fools shall rule over them.

Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellers of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?

The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof.

For fools utter contempt, and their minds plot wrong things: practicing ungodliness, spreading lies about the LORD, leaving the pangs of hungry people unsatisfied, and depriving thirsty people of drink.

And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

who destroys the omens of the false prophets and makes fools of diviners; who confounds the wise and makes their knowledge foolishness;

For My people are fools; they do not know Me. They are foolish children, without understanding. They are skilled in doing what is evil, but they do not know how to do what is good.

I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.

A sword against the diviners. They'll be made fools. A sword against her warriors. They'll be shattered.

Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?

For whether we are fools, it is unto God; or whether we are sane, it is for your cause.

because of this become not fools, but -- understanding what is the will of the Lord,

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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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