For this is the will of God, that in well doing ye may silence the ignorance of vain men,
and have your honest conversation among the Gentiles, so that, in that which they murmur about you as of evildoers, having witnessed your good works, they may glorify God in the day of visitation.
But he said unto her, Thou hast spoken as any of the foolish women speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
And every one that hears these words of mine and does not do them shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;
because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you that ye should not trust in the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ has been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
not to be seen as only pleasing men, but as the slaves of the Christ, doing the will of God from within,
For the will of God is your sanctification, that ye should separate yourselves from fornication,
In every thing give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
who was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that the adversary may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
For it is better (if the will of God so desires) that ye suffer for doing good than for doing evil.
so that now the time that remains in the flesh, he might live, not unto the lusts of men, but unto the will of God.
But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,
But these speak evil of those things which they do not know; but what they know by nature as animals without reason, in those things they corrupt themselves.
Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.
The foolish (those who are governed by carnal thoughts or desires) shall not stand in thy sight; thou dost hate all workers of iniquity.