1 Kings 3:7
Now, Yahweh my God, you have made your servant king instead of David my father. I am but a little child. I don't know how to go out or come in.
"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don't have a man's understanding.
I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.
My wounds are loathsome and corrupt, because of my foolishness.
'Job speaks without knowledge. His words are without wisdom.'
2 Samuel 24:10
David's heart struck him after that he had numbered the people. David said to Yahweh, "I have sinned greatly in that which I have done. But now, Yahweh, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
1 Chronicles 21:8
David said to God, "I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing. But now, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
1 Samuel 26:21
Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Return, my son David; for I will no more do you harm, because my life was precious in your eyes this day. Behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly."
God, you know my foolishness. My sins aren't hidden from you.
2 Samuel 13:12
She answered him, "No, my brother, do not force me! For no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Don't you do this folly.
2 Samuel 15:31
Someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom." David said, "Yahweh, please turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness."
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?
For we were also 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 one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
2 Corinthians 11:1
I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:16
I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
2 Corinthians 11:17
That which I speak, I don't speak according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
1 Samuel 25:25
Please don't let my lord regard this worthless fellow, even Nabal; for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name, and folly is with him; but I, your handmaid, didn't see the young men of my lord, whom you sent.
The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish. The counsel of the wisest counselors of Pharaoh has become stupid. How do you say to 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 caused Egypt to go astray, who are the cornerstone of her tribes.
As the partridge that sits on [eggs] which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches, and not by right; in the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool.
I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,
Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,
The foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also?
1 Corinthians 15:36
You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.
2 Corinthians 11:21
I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.
2 Corinthians 12:6
For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
Do you thus requite Yahweh, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.
Fools are afflicted because of their disobedience, and because of their iniquities.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God. They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. 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 ask, didn't Israel know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, with a nation void of understanding I will make you angry."