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6 Bible Verses about Foolishness

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Foolishness » Who is a fool

Proverbs 14:17

He who is short of {temper} will act foolishly, and the man who schemes will be hated.

Matthew 7:26-28

And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain came down and the rivers came and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it collapsed, and its fall was great." And it happened when Jesus finished these words the crowds were amazed at his teaching,

Luke 6:46-49

"And why do you call me 'Lord, Lord,' and do not do what I tell [you]? "Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and does them--I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug and went down deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And [when] a flood came, the river burst against that house and was not able to shake it, because it had been built well. read more.
But the one who hears [my words] and does not do [them] is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation, which the river burst against, and immediately it collapsed--and the collapse 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

And the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with its mouth, and with its lips it honors me, and its heart is far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men that has been taught, therefore look, I am again doing something spectacular and a spectacle with this spectacular people. And the wisdom of its wise men shall perish, and the discernment of its discerning ones shall keep itself hidden."

Isaiah 44:24-25

Thus says Yahweh, your redeemer, and he who formed you in [the] womb: "I [am] Yahweh, who made everything, who stretched out [the] heavens alone, who spread out the earth--who [was] with me?-- who frustrates [the] signs of oracle priests and makes a fool of diviners, who drives [the] wise men back and makes their knowledge foolish,

1 Corinthians 1:20-25

Where [is] the wise person? Where [is] the scribe? Where [is] the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know God, God was pleased through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe. For indeed, Jews ask for sign miracles and Greeks seek wisdom, read more.
but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a cause for stumbling, but to the Gentiles foolishness, but to those [who are] called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ [is] the power of God and the wisdom of God. For the foolishness of God is wiser than human [wisdom], and the weakness of God [is] stronger than human [strength].

Foolishness » Not being foolish

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not act excessively wicked, and do not be a fool, lest you die before your time.

Ephesians 5:3-4

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints), and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving.

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 anyone thinks [himself] to be wise among you in this age, let him become a fool, in order that he may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, for it is written, "The one who catches the wise in their craftiness,"

Foolishness » Who are fools for Christ’s sake

1 Corinthians 4:9-10

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as condemned to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to people. We [are] fools for the sake of Christ, but you [are] prudent in Christ! We [are] weak, but you [are] strong! You [are] honored, but we [are] dishonored!

Foolishness » The reward for foolishness

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Yahweh roam throughout all the earth to strengthen those whose heart is fully devoted to him. You have been foolish in this, for from now on you will 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 the foolishness of God is wiser than human [wisdom], and the weakness of God [is] stronger than human [strength].

Foolishness Of Men

45;1;22

Claiming to be wise, they became fools,