'Fools' in the Bible
And what about me? Where will I go to escape this disgrace? And as for you, you'll be known as one of Israel's greatest fools! So please talk to the king, because he won't withhold me from you!"
He leads counselors away naked; he turns judges into fools.
Sons of fools and of uncertain reputation, they have been driven from the land by scourging."
Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good.
Deliver me from all my transgressions, and do not let fools scorn me."
Fools say to themselves "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit iniquity; not one of them practices what is good.
Get up, God, and prosecute your case remember that you're being scorned by fools all day long.
Pay attention, you dull ones among the crowds! You fools! Will you ever become wise?
Because of their rebellious ways, fools suffered for their iniquities.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
"You naive ones, how long will you love naivety And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?"
Indeed, the waywardness of the naive will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.
The wise will inherit honor, but he holds fools up for ridicule.
What the righteous person says nourishes many, but fools die because they lack discerning hearts.
A prudent man keeps what he knows to himself, but the hearts of fools shout forth their foolishness.
Whoever keeps company with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.
Fools make fun of guilt, but among the upright there are good intentions.
The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the stupidity of fools is just that stupidity!
Wisdom is at rest in the mind of the discerning even fools know this.
The wise speak, presenting knowledge appropriately, but fools spout foolishness.
What the wise have to say disseminates knowledge, but it's not in the heart of fools to do so.
A discerning mind seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on stupidity.
Anyone who has understanding is a fountain of life, but foolishness brings punishment to fools.
Condemnation is appropriate for mockers, just as beatings are for the backs of fools.
A whip is for the horses, a bridle is for the donkey, a rod is for the back of fools.
Watch your step whenever you visit God's house, and come more ready to listen than to offer a fool's sacrifice, since fools never think they're doing evil.
When you make a promise to God, don't fail to keep it, since he isn't pleased with fools. Keep what you promise
For the wise person thinks carefully when in mourning, but fools focus their thoughts on pleasure.
It is better to listen to a wise person's rebuke than to listen to the praise of fools.
Never be in a hurry to become internally angry, since anger settles down in the lap of fools.
The softly spoken words of the wise are to be heard rather than the shouts of a ruler of fools.
Zoan's princes are nothing but fools; the wisest advisors of Pharaoh give stupid advice. How can you say to Pharaoh, "I'm a descendant of wise men, a descendant of ancient kings"?
The princes of Zoan have become fools, and the princes of Memphis deluded; the leaders of its tribes have led Egypt astray.
For fools utter contempt, and their minds plot wrong things: practicing ungodliness, spreading lies about the LORD, leaving the pangs of hungry people unsatisfied, and depriving thirsty people of drink.
"A highway will be there yes, there and people will call it "The Holy Way'. As for unclean people, they will not journey on it, but it will be for whomever is traveling on that Way not even fools will get lost.
A sword against the diviners. They'll be made fools. A sword against her warriors. They'll be shattered.
You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy?
You fools! The one who made the outside made the inside, too, didn't he?
Though claiming to be wise, they became fools
We are fools for the Messiah's sake, but you are wise in the Messiah. We are weak, but you are strong. You are honored, but we are dishonored.