'Fools' in the Bible
Deliver me from all my transgressions;do not make me the taunt of fools.
Rise up, God, defend Your cause!Remember the insultsthat fools bring against You all day long.
Pay attention, you stupid people!Fools, when will you be wise?
Fools suffered afflictionbecause of their rebellious ways and their sins.
The fear of the Lordis the beginning of knowledge;fools despise wisdom and discipline.
“How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance?How long will you mockers enjoy mockingand you fools hate knowledge?
For the turning away of the inexperienced will kill them,and the complacency of fools will destroy them.
The wise will inherit honor,but He holds up fools to dishonor.
The lips of the righteous feed many,but fools die for lack of sense.
Desire fulfilled is sweet to the taste,but to turn from evilis an abomination to fools.
The one who walks with the wise will become wise,but a companion of fools will suffer harm.
The sensible man’s wisdom is to consider his way,but the stupidity of fools deceives them.
Fools mock at making restitution,but there is goodwill among the upright.
The crown of the wise is their wealth,but the foolishness of fools produces foolishness.
Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning;she is known even among fools.
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive,but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness.
The lips of the wise broadcast knowledge,but not so the heart of fools.
A discerning mind seeks knowledge,but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
Insight is a fountain of life for its possessor,but the discipline of fools is folly.
Judgments are prepared for mockers,and beatings for the backs of fools.
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey,and a rod for the backs of fools.
Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Better to draw near in obedience than to offer the sacrifice as fools do, for they ignorantly do wrong.
When you make a vow to God, don’t delay fulfilling it, because He does not delight in fools. Fulfill what you vow.
The heart of the wise is in a house of mourning,but the heart of fools is in a house of pleasure.
It is better to listen to rebuke from a wise personthan to listen to the song of fools,
Don’t let your spirit rush to be angry,for anger abides in the heart of fools.
The calm words of the wise are heededmore than the shouts of a ruler over fools.
The struggles of fools weary them,for they don’t know how to go to the city.
The princes of Zoan are complete fools;Pharaoh’s wisest advisers give stupid advice!How can you say to Pharaoh,“I am one of the wise,a student of eastern kings”?
The princes of Zoan have been fools;the princes of Memphis are deceived.Her tribal chieftains have led Egypt astray.
who destroys the omens of the false prophetsand makes fools of diviners;who confounds the wiseand makes their knowledge foolishness;
“For My people are fools;they do not know Me.They are foolish children,without understanding.They are skilled in doing what is evil,but they do not know how to do what is good.”
Blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the sanctuary that sanctified the gold?
Fools! Didn’t He who made the outside make the inside too?
Claiming to be wise, they became fools
We are fools for Christ, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!
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