1 Kings 3:7
And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy slave king instead of David my father; and I am but a tender young man; I do not know how to go out or come in.
Surely I am more carnal than any man and have not the understanding of a man.
But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.
My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.
2 Samuel 24:10
And David's heart smote him after he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in having done this; but now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy slave, for I have done very foolishly.
1 Chronicles 21:8
And David said unto God, I have sinned greatly because I have done this thing; but now, I beseech thee, take away the iniquity of thy slave, for I have done very foolishly.
1 Samuel 26:21
Then Saul said, I have sinned; return, my son David; for I will do no more harm unto thee because my life was precious in thine eyes today. Behold, I have played the fool and have erred exceedingly.
O God, thou knowest my foolishness, and my guiltiness is not hid from thee.
2 Samuel 13:12
And she answered him, No, my brother, do not force me, for no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Do not commit this folly.
2 Samuel 15:31
And it was told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. Then David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into folly.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have been a fool, glorying; ye have compelled me; for I ought to have been commended of you, for in nothing am I behind the grandiose apostles, though I am nothing.
Are ye so foolish? having begun by the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
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.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.
2 Corinthians 11:1
I wish ye could bear with me a little in my folly and indeed bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:16
I say again, Let no one think me a fool if otherwise, receive me as a fool, that I may yet glory a little.
2 Corinthians 11:17
That which I speak, I speak it not according to the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of glory.
1 Samuel 25:25
Let not my lord, I pray thee, take to heart this man of Belial, even Nabal, for as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him; but I, thy handmaid, did not see the servants of my lord whom thou didst send.
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools; the counsel of the prudent counsellors of Pharaoh is become carnal; how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of the ancient kings?
The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even those that are the stay of the tribes thereof.
As the partridge that steals that which she did not hatch, is he that gets riches and not with righteousness; in the midst of his days he shall leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.
and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
And five of them were prudent, and five were foolish.
Those that were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them;
And the foolish said unto the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out.
Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
1 Corinthians 15:36
Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not brought to life, unless it dies first;
2 Corinthians 11:21
I speak as concerning the reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit in that in which another is bold, (I speak foolishly), I am bold also.
2 Corinthians 12:6
Therefore if I should desire to glory in these things, I should not be a fool; for I would say the truth, but now I forbear lest anyone should think of me above that which he sees me to be or that he hears of me.
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 fools, because of the way of their rebellion, and because of their iniquities, were afflicted.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities; and I also will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with foolish Gentiles.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you unto jealousy with people that are not mine, and with ignorant people I will provoke you to anger.