'Fools' in the Bible
I, where would I carry my shame? And as for you, you will be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, please speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from you."
He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.
They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.
Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?
Fools are afflicted because of their disobedience, and because of their iniquities.
"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?
For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.
You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.
A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.
Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so with the heart of fools.
The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.
Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.
A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools!
Like the legs of the lame that hang loose: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
Like a thornbush that goes into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
Guard your steps when you go to God's house; for to draw near to listen is better than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they don't know that they do evil.
When you vow a vow to God, don't defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay that which you vow.
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
Don't be hasty in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.
The princes of Zoan have become fools. The princes of Memphis are deceived. They have caused Egypt to go astray, who are the cornerstone of her tribes.
A highway will be there, a road, and it will be called The Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.
A sword is on the boasters, and they shall become fools; a sword is on her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed.
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor.