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'Foolish' in the Bible

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; They have provoked me to anger with their vanities: And I will move them to jealousy with those that are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.

For vexation killeth the foolish man, And jealousy slayeth the silly one.

I have seen the foolish taking root: But suddenly I cursed his habitation.

Deliver me from all my transgressions: Make me not the reproach of the foolish.

Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O Jehovah, And that a foolish people hath blasphemed thy name.

The foolish woman is clamorous;'she is'simple, and knoweth nothing.

The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind; And the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge; But the heart of the foolish doeth not so.

If a wise man hath a controversy with a foolish man, Whether he be angry or laugh, there will be no rest.

Surely extortion maketh the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroyeth the understanding.

Be not overmuch wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?

The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish; the counsel of the wisest counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?

that frustrateth the signs of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; that have eyes, and see not; that have ears, and hear not:

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.

Thy prophets have seen for thee false and foolish visions; And they have not uncovered thine iniquity, to bring back thy captivity, But have seen for thee false oracles and causes of banishment.

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

And Jehovah said unto me, Take unto thee yet again the instruments of a foolish shepherd.

And every one that heareth these words of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:

And five of them were foolish, and five were wise.

For the foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them:

And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are going out.

Ye foolish ones, did not he that made the outside make the inside also?

I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;

I say again, let no man think me foolish; but if ye do , yet as foolish receive me, that I also may glory a little.

For if I should desire to glory, I shall not be foolish; for I shall speak the truth: but I forbear, lest any man should account of me above that which he seeth me to be , or heareth from me.

I am become foolish: ye compelled me; for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing was I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I am nothing.

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נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 18

אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

אולי 
'eviliy 
Usage: 1

אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 5

הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 4

כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

כּסילוּת 
K@ciyluwth 
Usage: 1

כּסל 
Kacal 
Usage: 1

נבל 
Nabel 
Usage: 25

סכל 
Cakal 
Usage: 8

סכל 
Cakal 
Usage: 7

שׂכלוּת סכלוּת 
Cikluwth 
Usage: 7

פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

תּפל 
Taphel 
Usage: 7

תּפלה 
Tiphlah 
Usage: 3

ἀνόητος 
Anoetos 
Usage: 5

ἀσύνετος 
Asunetos 
Usage: 3

ἀφροσύνη 
Aphrosune 
Usage: 3

ἄφρων 
Aphron 
Usage: 9

μωραίνω 
Moraino 
Usage: 2

μωρία 
Moria 
Usage: 5

μωρολογία 
Morologia 
Usage: 1

μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6