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68 Bible Verses about Folly, Effects Of

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Psalm 85:8

I hear what God Jehovah speaketh, For He speaketh peace unto His people, And unto His saints, and they turn not back to folly.

Proverbs 1:20-27

Wisdom in an out-place crieth aloud, In broad places she giveth forth her voice, At the head of the multitudes she calleth, In the openings of the gates, In the city her sayings she saith: 'Till when, ye simple, do ye love simplicity? And have scorners their scorning desired? And do fools hate knowledge?read more.
Turn back at my reproof, lo, I pour forth to you my spirit, I make known my words with you. Because I have called, and ye refuse, I stretched out my hand, and none is attending, And ye slight all my counsel, And my reproof ye have not desired. I also in your calamity do laugh, I deride when your fear cometh, When your fear cometh as destruction, And your calamity as a hurricane doth come, When on you come adversity and distress.

Ephesians 5:17

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

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man doth not know, And a fool understandeth not this; --

Jeremiah 5:4

And I -- I said, 'Surely these are poor, They have been foolish, For they have not known the way of Jehovah, The judgment of their God.

Luke 11:39-40

And the Lord said unto him, 'Now do ye, the Pharisees, the outside of the cup and of the plate make clean, but your inward part is full of rapine and wickedness; unthinking! did not He who made the outside also the inside make?

Jeremiah 5:21-25

Hear ye, I pray you, this, O people, foolish and without heart, Eyes they have, and they see not, Ears they have, and they hear not. Me do ye not fear, an affirmation of Jehovah? From My presence are ye not pained? Who hath made sand the border of the sea, A limit age-during, and it passeth not over it, They shake themselves, and they are not able, Yea, sounded have its billows, and they pass not over. And this people hath an apostate and rebellious heart, They have turned aside, and they go on.read more.
And they have not said in their heart, 'Let us fear, we pray you, Jehovah our God, who is giving rain, The sprinkling and the gathered, in its season, The appointed weeks of harvest He keepeth for us.' Your iniquities have turned these away, And your sins have kept the good from you.

Psalm 69:5

O God, Thou -- Thou hast known Concerning my overturn, And my desolations from Thee have not been hid.

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent one dealeth with knowledge, And a fool spreadeth out folly.

2 Timothy 3:9

but they shall not advance any further, for their folly shall be manifest to all, as theirs also did become.

Proverbs 14:15

The simple giveth credence to everything, And the prudent attendeth to his step.

Proverbs 7:7-23

And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding, Passing on in the street, near her corner, And the way to her house he doth step, In the twilight -- in the evening of day, In the darkness of night and blackness.read more.
And, lo, a woman to meet him -- (A harlot's dress, and watchful of heart, Noisy she is, and stubborn, In her house her feet rest not. Now in an out-place, now in broad places, And near every corner she lieth in wait) -- And she laid hold on him, and kissed him, She hath hardened her face, and saith to him, Sacrifices of peace-offerings are by me, To-day I have completed my vows. Therefore I have come forth to meet thee, To seek earnestly thy face, and I find thee. With ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works -- cotton of Egypt. I sprinkled my bed -- myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, we are filled with loves till the morning, We delight ourselves in loves. For the man is not in his house, He hath gone on a long journey. A bag of money he hath taken in his hand, At the day of the new moon he cometh to his house.' She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him. He is going after her straightway, As an ox unto the slaughter he cometh, And as a fetter unto the chastisement of a fool, Till an arrow doth split his liver, As a bird hath hastened unto a snare, And hath not known that it is for its life.

Proverbs 9:13-18

A foolish woman is noisy, Simple, and hath not known what. And she hath sat at the opening of her house, On a throne -- the high places of the city, To call to those passing by the way, Who are going straight on their paths.read more.
Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heart -- she said to him, 'Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.' And he hath not known that Rephaim are there, In deep places of Sheol her invited ones!

Hosea 7:11

And Ephraim is as a simple dove without heart, Egypt they called on -- to Asshur they have gone.

Galatians 3:1

O thoughtless Galatians, who did bewitch you, not to obey the truth -- before whose eyes Jesus Christ was described before among you crucified?

Proverbs 22:3

The prudent hath seen the evil, and is hidden, And the simple have passed on, and are punished.

Matthew 25:10

'And while they are going away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those ready went in with him to the marriage-feasts, and the door was shut;

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning of the simple slayeth them, And the security of the foolish destroyeth them.

Proverbs 5:23

He dieth without instruction, And in the abundance of his folly magnifieth himself!

Isaiah 44:9

Framers of a graven image are all of them emptiness, And their desirable things do not profit, And their own witnesses they are, They see not, nor know, that they may be ashamed.

Jeremiah 8:9

Ashamed have been the wise, They have been affrighted, and are captured, Lo, against a word of Jehovah they kicked, And the wisdom of what -- have they?

Psalm 38:5

Stunk -- become corrupt have my wounds, Because of my folly.

Proverbs 18:6

The lips of a fool enter into strife, And his mouth for stripes calleth.

Proverbs 26:3

A whip is for a horse, a bridle for an ass, And a rod for the back of fools.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.

Matthew 25:10-12

'And while they are going away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those ready went in with him to the marriage-feasts, and the door was shut; and afterwards come also do the rest of the virgins, saying, Sir, sir, open to us; and he answering said, Verily I say to you, I have not known you.

Proverbs 27:22

If thou dost beat the foolish in a mortar, Among washed things -- with a pestle, His folly turneth not aside from off him.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of the intelligent seeketh knowledge, And the mouth of fools enjoyeth folly.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog hath returned to its vomit, A fool is repeating his folly.

Numbers 12:11

And Aaron saith unto Moses, 'O, my lord, I pray thee, lay not upon us sin in which we have been foolish, and in which we have sinned;

Job 42:8

And now, take to you seven bullocks and seven rams, and go ye unto My servant Job, and ye have caused a burnt-offering to ascend for you; and Job My servant doth pray for you, for surely his face I accept, so as not to do with you folly, because ye have not spoken concerning Me rightly, like My servant Job.

Titus 3:3-5

for we were once -- also we -- thoughtless, disobedient, led astray, serving desires and pleasures manifold, in malice and envy living, odious -- hating one another; and when the kindness and the love to men of God our Saviour did appear (not by works that are in righteousness that we did but according to His kindness,) He did save us, through a bathing of regeneration, and a renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Proverbs 19:25

A scorner smite, and the simple acts prudently, And give reproof to the intelligent, He understandeth knowledge.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 8:5

Understand, ye simple ones, prudence, And ye fools, understand the heart,

Proverbs 14:33

In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known.

Isaiah 29:24

And the erring in spirit have known understanding, And murmurers learn doctrine!'

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