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6 Bible Verses about Foolishness

From Thematic Bible


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Foolishness » Who is a fool

Proverbs 14:17

He that is soon angry shall deal foolishly, and the man of wicked devices shall be hated.

Matthew 7:26-28

And every one that hears these words of mine and does not do them shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand; and the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it. And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these words, the multitude marvelled at his doctrine;

Luke 6:46-49

And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Whosoever comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you to whom he is like: he is like a man who built a house and dug deep and laid the foundation upon rock; and when the flood arose, the river beat vehemently upon that house and could not shake it, for it was founded upon rock. read more.
But he that hears and does not do is like a man that built a house upon the earth without a foundation against which the river beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

More verses: Romans 1:21-22

Foolishness » The lord making the wisdom of the world foolish

Isaiah 29:13-14

Therefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people sacrifice unto me and honour me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, and their worship with which they honour me was taught by the commandment of men: Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

Isaiah 44:24-25

Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things, that stretches forth the heavens alone, that spreads abroad the earth by myself; that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;

1 Corinthians 1:20-25

Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For in the wisdom of God, since the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe. For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom, read more.
but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness; but unto those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God, and the wisdom of God. For that which is foolish of God is wiser than men, and that which is weak of God is stronger than men.

Foolishness » Not being foolish

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not be hasty to condemn, neither be thou foolish: why should thou die in the midst of thy labours?

Ephesians 5:3-4

But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints, neither dishonest words nor foolishness nor low jesting, which are not convenient, but rather giving of thanks.

Foolishness » What is foolishness to the natural man

Foolishness » What is foolishness with God

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

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. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.

Foolishness » Who are fools for Christ’s sake

1 Corinthians 4:9-10

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.

Foolishness » The reward for foolishness

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.

Foolishness » Where foolishness is bound

Foolishness » The thought of foolishness

Foolishness » The foolishness of man

Marks » Of childhood » Foolishness

Topics on Foolishness

Foolishness Of God

46;1;25

For that which is foolish of God is wiser than men, and that which is weak of God is stronger than men.

Foolishness Of Men

45;1;22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools