Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise.
2. (a.) Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness; exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act.
Greek3474. moros -- dull, stupid, foolish
... dull, stupid, foolish. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: moros Phonetic
Spelling: (mo-ros') Short Definition: stupid, foolish Definition: (a) adj ...
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878. aphron -- without reason, foolish
3471. moraino -- to be foolish
3473. morologia -- foolish talking
3150. mataiologia -- idle or foolish talk
3154. mataioo -- to make vain, foolish
5187. tuphoo -- to be conceited, foolish
453. anoetos -- not understanding
801. asunetos -- without understanding
2756. kenos -- empty
Strong's Hebrew196. evili -- foolish
... 195, 196. evili. 197 . foolish. Transliteration: evili Phonetic Spelling:
(ev-ee-lee') Short Definition: foolish. Word Origin from ...
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5036. nabal -- foolish, senseless
191. evil -- foolish
2973. yaal -- to be foolish
5034a. nabal -- to be senseless or foolish
5528. sakal -- to be foolish or a fool
5034. nabel -- to be senseless or foolish
3688. kasal -- to be or become stupid
3684. kesil -- stupid fellow, dullard, fool
3687. kesiluth -- stupidity
The Foolish virgins.
The Wise and Foolish virgins
For that Also is no Foolish Question which is Wont to be Proposed. ...
The Foolish virgins Mt 25:01:00
Parable of the Wise and Foolish virgins. (Matt. , xxv. , 1-13. )
Of the Foolish Beastliness of the Cynics.
Of the Very Foolish Lie of the Pagans, in Feigning that the ...
Be not Foolish, O My Soul, nor Become Deaf in the Ear of Thine ...
Another Foolish Erasure of Marcion's Exposed Certain Figurative ...
Extremely Foolish Also is his Remark, "What God, or Spirit...
ThesaurusFoolish (259 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness;
exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act. ...
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Bible ConcordanceFoolish (259 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be in danger of being judged; and he who says to his brother, Raca, will be in danger from the Sanhedrin; and whoever says, You foolish one, will be in danger of the hell of fire.
Matthew 7:26 Everyone who hears these words of mine, and doesn't do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand.
Matthew 12:36 And I say to you that in the day when they are judged, men will have to give an account of every foolish word they have said.
Matthew 17:17 And Jesus, answering, said, O false and foolish generation, how long will I be with you? how long will I put up with you? let him come here to me.
Matthew 23:17 You foolish ones and blind: which is greater, the gold, or the Temple which makes the gold holy?
Matthew 25:2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Matthew 25:3 Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,
Matthew 25:8 The foolish said to the wise,'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
Mark 7:22 covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
Luke 11:40 You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also?
Luke 12:20 "But God said to him,'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared-whose will they be?'
Luke 15:13 And not long after, the younger son got together everything which was his and took a journey into a far-away country, and there all his money went in foolish living.
Luke 24:11 But these words seemed foolish to them, and they had no belief in them.
Luke 24:25 He said to them, "Foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
Acts 4:25 Who has said, by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David your servant, Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?
Acts 14:15 Good people, why are you doing these things? We are men with the same feelings as you, and we give you the good news so that you may be turned away from these foolish things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all things in them:
Acts 17:18 And some of those who were supporters of the theories of the Epicureans and the Stoics, had a meeting with him. And some said, What is this talker of foolish words saying? And others, He seems to be a preacher of strange gods: because he was preaching of Jesus and his coming back from the dead.
Romans 1:14 I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.
Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Romans 1:22 Seeming to be wise, they were in fact foolish,
Romans 1:31 without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;
Romans 2:20 a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babies, having in the law the form of knowledge and of the truth.
Romans 10:19 But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.
1 Corinthians 1:18 For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are dying, but to us who are saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the lawyer of this world? Hasn't God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
1 Corinthians 1:21 For seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom didn't know God, it was God's good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified; a stumbling block to Jews, and foolishness to Greeks,
1 Corinthians 1:25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
1 Corinthians 1:27 but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;
1 Corinthians 2:14 Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no one deceive himself. If any man imagines that he is wise, compared with the rest of you, with the wisdom of the present age, let him become "foolish" so that he may be wise.
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He has taken the wise in their craftiness."
1 Corinthians 4:10 We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. You are in high repute: we are outcasts.
1 Corinthians 15:36 You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.
2 Corinthians 5:13 For if we are foolish, it is to God; or if we are serious, it is for you.
2 Corinthians 11:1 I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:16 I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
2 Corinthians 11:17 That which I speak, I don't speak according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
2 Corinthians 11:19 For you bear with the foolish gladly, being wise.
2 Corinthians 11:21 I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.
2 Corinthians 12:6 For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Galatians 3:1 Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth among you as crucified?
Galatians 3:3 Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?
Ephesians 5:4 nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.
Ephesians 5:6 Do not be turned from the right way by foolish words; for because of these things the punishment of God comes on those who do not put themselves under him.
Ephesians 5:17 Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Philippians 2:15 So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
2 Thessalonians 3:2 And that we may be made free from foolish and evil men; for not all have faith.
1 Timothy 1:6 From which some have been turned away, giving themselves to foolish talking;
1 Timothy 4:7 But have nothing to do with unclean and foolish stories. Give yourself training in religion:
1 Timothy 6:9 But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
1 Timothy 6:20 O Timothy, take good care of that which is given to you, turning away from the wrong and foolish talk and arguments of that knowledge which is falsely so named;
2 Timothy 2:16 But take no part in wrong and foolish talk, for those who do so will go farther into evil,
2 Timothy 2:23 But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.
2 Timothy 3:6 For these are they who go secretly into houses, making prisoners of foolish women, weighted down with sin, turned from the way by their evil desires,
2 Timothy 3:9 But they will go no farther: for their foolish behaviour will be clear to all men, as theirs was in the end.
2 Timothy 4:4 And shutting their ears to what is true, will be turned away to belief in foolish stories.
Titus 1:10 For there are men who are not ruled by law; foolish talkers, false teachers, specially those of the circumcision,
Titus 3:3 For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
Titus 3:9 but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
James 2:20 Do you not see, O foolish man, that faith without works is of no use?
James 4:13 How foolish it is to say, Today or tomorrow we will go into this town, and be there for a year and do business there and get wealth:
1 Peter 1:18 Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,
1 Peter 2:15 For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
Genesis 31:28 and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.
Numbers 12:11 Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, please don't count this sin against us, in which we have done foolishly, and in which we have sinned.
Numbers 22:29 And Balaam said to the ass, You have made me seem foolish: if only I had a sword in my hand I would put you to death.
Deuteronomy 32:6 Do you thus requite Yahweh, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.
Deuteronomy 32:21 They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God. They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people. I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
Judges 19:24 lo, my daughter, the virgin, and his concubine, let me bring them out, I pray you, and humble ye them, and do to them that which is good in your eyes, and to this man do not this foolish thing.'
1 Samuel 13:13 Samuel said to Saul, "You have done foolishly. You have not kept the commandment of Yahweh your God, which he commanded you; for now Yahweh would have established your kingdom on Israel forever.
1 Samuel 26:21 Then Saul said, I have done wrong: come back to me, David my son: I will do you no more wrong, because my life was dear to you today truly, I have been foolish and my error is very great.
2 Samuel 3:33 And the king made a song of grief for Abner and said, Was the death of Abner to be like the death of a foolish man?
2 Samuel 6:16 And when the ark of the Lord came into the town of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looking out of the window, saw King David dancing and jumping before the Lord; and to her mind he seemed foolish.
2 Samuel 6:20 Then David came back to give a blessing to his family. And Michal, Saul's daughter, came out to him and said, How full of glory was the king of Israel today, who let himself be seen uncovered by his servant-girls like a foolish person uncovering himself without shame!
2 Samuel 15:31 Someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom." David said, "Yahweh, please turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness."
2 Samuel 24:10 David's heart struck him after that he had numbered the people. David said to Yahweh, "I have sinned greatly in that which I have done. But now, Yahweh, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
1 Kings 16:13 Because of all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, which they did and made Israel do, moving the Lord, the God of Israel, to wrath by their foolish acts.
1 Kings 16:26 Copying all the evil ways of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, and all the sins he did and made Israel do, moving the Lord, the God of Israel, to wrath by their foolish ways.
2 Kings 17:15 And they went against his rules, and the agreement which he made with their fathers, and his laws which he gave them; they gave themselves up to things without sense or value, and became foolish like the nations round them, of whom the Lord had said, Do not as they do.
1 Chronicles 15:29 And when the ark of the agreement of the Lord came into the town of David, Michal, the daughter of Saul, looking out of the window, saw King David dancing and playing; and to her mind he seemed foolish.
1 Chronicles 21:8 David said to God, I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing: but now, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly.
2 Chronicles 13:7 And certain foolish and good-for-nothing men were joined with him, and made themselves strong against Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, when he was young and untested and not able to keep them back.
2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of Yahweh run back and forth throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein you have done foolishly; for from henceforth you shall have wars.
Job 1:22 In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
Job 2:10 But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job didn't sin with his lips.
Job 5:2 For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.
Job 5:3 I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
Job 12:17 He takes away the wisdom of the wise guides, and makes judges foolish;
Job 27:12 Truly, you have all seen it yourselves; why then have you become completely foolish?
Psalms 2:1 Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?
Psalms 4:2 O you sons of men, how long will you go on turning my glory into shame? how long will you give your love to foolish things, going after what is false? (Selah.)
Psalms 5:5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
Psalms 14:1 <To the chief music-maker. Of David.> The foolish man has said in his heart, God will not do anything. They are unclean, they have done evil works; there is not one who does good.
Psalms 19:7 The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.
Psalms 24:4 He who has clean hands and a true heart; whose desire has not gone out to foolish things, who has not taken a false oath.
Psalms 26:4 I have not taken my seat with foolish persons, and I do not go with false men.
Psalms 35:4 Let them be overcome and put to shame who make attempts to take my soul; let those who would do me damage be turned back and made foolish.
Psalms 38:5 My wounds are loathsome and corrupt, because of my foolishness.
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