Bible verses about "fools" | UKJV

Proverbs 18:7

7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 14:7-9

7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you perceive not in him the lips of knowledge. 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit. 9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

Proverbs 15:7

7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish does not so.

Proverbs 26:3-12

3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. 4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. 6 He that sends a message by the hand of a fool cuts off the feet, and drinks damage. 7 The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools. 8 As he that binds a stone in a sling, so is he that gives honour to a fool. 9 As a thorn goes up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouths of fools. 10 The great God that formed all things both rewards the fool, and rewards transgressors. 11 As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool returns to his folly. 12 See you a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 18:6

6 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.

Matthew 5:22

22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Matthew 7:26

26 And every one that hears these sayings (o. logos) of mine, and does them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

Titus 3:3

3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

1 John 4:18

18 There is no fear in love; (o. agape) but perfect love (o. agape) casts out fear: because fear has torment. He that fears is not made perfect in love. (o. agape)

Psalms 14:1-4

1 The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good. 2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. 3 They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that does good, no, not one. 4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.

Proverbs 29:9

9 If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

Proverbs 10:14

14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

9 Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 29:11

11 A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.

Proverbs 1:7

7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 18:2

2 A fool has no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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