'Foolishness' in the Bible
And one told David saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. Then said David, Jehovah, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.
My wounds stink, they are corrupt, because of my foolishness.
Thou, O God, knowest my foolishness, and my trespasses are not hidden from thee.
I turned, I and my heart, to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom and reason, and to know wickedness to be folly, and foolishness to be madness;
For the word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but to us that are saved it is God's power.
For since, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom has not known God, God has been pleased by the foolishness of the preaching to save those that believe.
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.