The Work Of Fools

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 10:15

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.

Matthew 7:26

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.

Ecclesiastes 5:1

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.

Isaiah 35:8

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.

Zechariah 11:15

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.

Ecclesiastes 7:4

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.

Proverbs 17:21

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].

Psalm 39:8

Deliver me from all my transgressions; make me not the scorn and reproach of the [self-confident] fool!

Job 5:3

I have seen the foolish taking root [and outwardly prospering], but suddenly I saw that his dwelling was cursed [for his doom was certain].

Ecclesiastes 10:6

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!

Ecclesiastes 4:13

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) -- "

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