Folly, Effects Of

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Psalm 85:8

I will hear what God, Jehovah, will speak; for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his godly ones: but let them not turn again to folly.

Proverbs 1:20-27

Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways; she calleth in the chief place of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words: How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?read more.
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words. Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded; and ye have rejected all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh; when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:

Ephesians 5:17

For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what is the will of the Lord.

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand it.

Jeremiah 5:4

And I said, Surely these are the wretched ones, they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God.

Luke 11:39-40

But the Lord said to him, Now do ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but your inward parts are full of plunder and wickedness. Fools, has not he who has made the outside made the inside also?

Jeremiah 5:21-25

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not. Will ye not fear me? saith Jehovah. Will ye not tremble at my presence, who have set the sand a bound for the sea by a perpetual decree, and it shall not pass it? and its waves toss themselves, but they do not prevail; and they roar, yet can they not pass over it? But this people hath a stubborn and a rebellious heart; they have turned aside and are gone.read more.
And they say not in their heart, Let us now fear Jehovah our God, that giveth rain, both the early and the latter, in its season; who preserveth unto us the appointed weeks of harvest. Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden from you what is good.

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent man acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.

2 Timothy 3:9

But they shall not advance farther; for their folly shall be completely manifest to all, as that of those also became.

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.

Proverbs 7:7-23

and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding, passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house, in the twilight, in the evening of the day, in the blackness of night and the darkness.read more.
And behold, there met him a woman in the attire of a harlot, and subtle of heart. She is clamorous and unmanageable; her feet abide not in her house: now without, now in the broadways, and she lieth in wait at every corner. And she caught him and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him, I have peace-offerings with me; this day have I paid my vows: therefore came I forth to meet thee, to seek earnestly thy face, and I have found thee. I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt; I have perfumed my couch with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us revel in love until the morning, let us delight ourselves with loves. For the husband is not at home, he is gone a long journey; he hath taken the money-bag with him, he will come home on the day of the full moon. With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him. He went after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, and as stocks serve for the correction of the fool; till an arrow strike through his liver: as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for its life.

Proverbs 9:13-18

The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing. And she sitteth at the entry of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, to call passers-by who go right on their ways:read more.
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. And to him that is void of understanding she saith, Stolen waters are sweet, and the bread of secrecy is pleasant. But he knoweth not that the dead are there; that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Hosea 7:11

And Ephraim is become like a silly dove without understanding: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Galatians 3:1

O senseless Galatians, who has bewitched you; to whom, as before your very eyes, Jesus Christ has been portrayed, crucified among you?

Matthew 25:10

But as they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and the ones that were ready went in with him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut.

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish.

Proverbs 5:23

He shall die for want of discipline; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.

Isaiah 44:9

They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

Psalm 38:5

My wounds stink, they are corrupt, because of my foolishness.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Proverbs 26:3

A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called, The way of holiness: the unclean shall not pass through it; but it shall be for these. Those that go this way even fools, shall not err therein.

Matthew 25:10-12

But as they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and the ones that were ready went in with him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut. Afterwards come also the rest of the virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us; but he answering said, Verily I say unto you, I do not know you.

Proverbs 27:22

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

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog turneth back to its vomit, so a fool repeateth his folly.

Numbers 12:11

Then Aaron said to Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not this sin upon us, wherein we have been foolish, and have sinned!

Job 42:8

And now, take for yourselves seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt-offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you, for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, for ye have not spoken of me rightly, like my servant Job.

Titus 3:3-5

For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. But when the kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared, not on the principle of works which have been done in righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense.

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent man; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.

Isaiah 29:24

And they that are of erring spirit shall know understanding, and the disobedient shall learn doctrine.

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