19 occurrences in 14 translations

'Unwise' in the Bible

Is it not the task of the ear to discriminate between [wise and unwise] words, just as the mouth distinguishes [between desirable and undesirable] food?

How you have counseled the unwise and thoroughly explained [the path to] success!

Their wisdom is a crown to the wise, but their foolish behaviour is round the head of the unwise.

The heart of the man of good sense goes in search of knowledge, but foolish things are the food of the unwise.

Foolish behaviour is joy to the unwise; but a man of good sense makes his way straight.

Be not unwise with your mouth, and let not your heart be quick to say anything before God, because God is in heaven and you are on the earth--so let not the number of your words be great.

The sorrows of a travailing woman shall come upon him: he is an unwise son; for he should not stay long in the place of the breaking forth of children.

So then, because these things may not be doubted, it would be better for you to be quiet, and do nothing unwise.

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

ἀνόητος 
Anoetos 
Usage: 5

ἄφρων 
Aphron 
Usage: 9

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