1 Kings 3:7
And now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.
Surely I am more senseless than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.
So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.
My wounds are foul and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.
2 Samuel 24:10
And David's heart condemned him after he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in what I have done: and now, I beseech you, O LORD, take away the iniquity of your servant; 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 you, take away the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly.
1 Samuel 26:21
Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do you harm, because my soul was precious in your eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.
O God, you know my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from you.
2 Samuel 13:12
And she answered him, Nay, my brother, do not force me; for no such thing ought to be done in Israel: do not you this folly.
2 Samuel 15:31
And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray you, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become a fool in boasting; you have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you: for in nothing am I behind the very chief apostles, though I be nothing.
Are you so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect by the flesh?
For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
2 Corinthians 11:1
I wish that you could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:16
I say again, Let no man think me foolish; but if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself 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 boasting.
1 Samuel 25:25
Let not my lord, I pray you, regard 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 your handmaid saw not the young men of my lord, whom you did send.
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counselors of Pharaoh give foolish counsel: how do you say unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
The princes of Zoan have become fools, the princes of Memphis are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the cornerstones of its tribes.
As the partridge sits on eggs, and hatches them not; so he that gets riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, 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 wise, and five were foolish.
They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
You fools, did not he that made that which is outside make that which is within also?
2 Corinthians 11:21
I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. But in whatsoever way any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.
2 Corinthians 12:6
For though I would desire to boast, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he sees me to be, or that he hears of me.
Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?
Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.