45 occurrences

'Foolish' in the Bible

This is not the way to repay the LORD, is it, you foolish and witless people? Is he not your father, who bought you, formed you, and established you?

They provoked me to jealousy over non-gods, and to be angry over their vanity. Now I'll provoke them to jealousy over a non-people; and over a foolish nation I'll provoke them to anger.

"No, my brother!" she kept telling him. "Don't humiliate me like this! This just isn't done in Israel! Don't do this utterly foolish thing!

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

This is the fate of those who are foolish and of those who correct their words after they speak. Interlude

Remember this: The enemy scorns the LORD and a foolish people despises your name.

Understand prudence, you naive people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.

The foolish woman is loud, undisciplined, and without knowledge.

And who knows whether he will be wise or foolish? Either way, he will take possession of everything that I have done on earth, especially where I have excelled. This also is pointless.

who frustrates the omens of idle talkers, and drives diviners mad, who turns back the wise, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Then I said, "These are only the poor, they're foolish, for they don't know the LORD's way, the requirement of their God.

"Hear this, you foolish and stupid people: They have eyes, but don't see; they have ears, but don't hear.

When the time of childbirth comes, he will be so foolish that he will refuse to be born."

I will hurl abominable filth upon you, making you look foolish, and making an example of you.

"Everyone who keeps on hearing these messages of mine and never puts them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.

Now five of them were foolish, and five were wise,

because when the foolish ones took their lamps, they didn't take any oil with them.

"But the foolish ones told the wise, "Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out!'

Both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to foolish people, I am a debtor.

We would not dare put ourselves in the same class with, or compare ourselves to, those who recommend themselves. Whenever they measure themselves by their own standards or compare themselves among themselves, they show how foolish they are.

You foolish Galatians! Who put you under a spell? Was not Jesus the Messiah clearly portrayed before your very eyes as having been crucified?

For some of these men go into homes and deceive foolish women who are burdened with sins and swayed by all kinds of desires.

Do you want proof, you foolish person, that faith without actions is worthless?

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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

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