The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because [he is so ignorant of the ordinary matters that] he does not even know how to get to town.
And everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not do them will be like a stupid (foolish) man who built his house upon the sand.
Keep your foot [give your mind to what you are doing] when you go [as Jacob to sacred Bethel] to the house of God. For to draw near to hear and obey is better than to give the sacrifice of fools [carelessly, irreverently] too ignorant to know that they are doing evil.
And a highway shall be there, and a way; and it shall be called the Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it shall be for the redeemed; the wayfaring men, yes, the simple ones and fools, shall not err in it and lose their way.
And the Lord said to me, Take up once more the implements [the staff and rod of a shepherd, but this time] of a worthless and wicked shepherd.
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth and sensual joy.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame.
A self-confident and foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.
A self-confident and foolish son is the [multiplied] calamity of his father, and the contentions of a wife are like a continual dripping [of water through a chink in the roof].
He who becomes the parent of a [self-confident] fool does it to his sorrow, and the father of [an empty-headed] fool has no joy [in him].
Deliver me from all my transgressions; make me not the scorn and reproach of the [self-confident] fool!
I have seen the foolish taking root [and outwardly prospering], but suddenly I saw that his dwelling was cursed [for his doom was certain].
Folly is set in great dignity and in high places, and the rich sit in low places.
2 Corinthians 11:19
For you readily and gladly bear with the foolish, since you are so smart and wise yourselves!
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive counsel (friendly reproof and warning) -- "