Foolish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (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.

3. (a.) Absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible.

Greek
3474. 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
... without reason, foolish. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: aphron Phonetic
Spelling: (af'-rone) Short Definition: senseless, foolish, inconsiderate ...
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3471. moraino -- to be foolish
... to be foolish. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: moraino Phonetic Spelling:
(mo-rah'-ee-no) Short Definition: I make foolish, taint, make useless Definition ...
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3473. morologia -- foolish talking
... foolish talking. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: morologia Phonetic
Spelling: (mo-rol-og-ee'-ah) Short Definition: foolish talking Definition ...
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3150. mataiologia -- idle or foolish talk
... idle or foolish talk. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: mataiologia
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-ah-yol-og-ee'-ah) Short Definition: foolish talking ...
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3154. mataioo -- to make vain, foolish
... to make vain, foolish. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: mataioo Phonetic Spelling:
(mat-ah-yo'-o) Short Definition: I become vain Definition: I become vain ...
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5187. tuphoo -- to be conceited, foolish
... to be conceited, foolish. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: tuphoo Phonetic
Spelling: (toof-o'-o) Short Definition: I puff up, make haughty Definition: I ...
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453. anoetos -- not understanding
... not understanding. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: anoetos Phonetic Spelling:
(an-o'-ay-tos) Short Definition: foolish, thoughtless Definition ...
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801. asunetos -- without understanding
... prefix) and sunetos Definition without understanding NASB Word Usage foolish
(1), lacking in understanding (2), without understanding (2). ...
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2756. kenos -- empty
... Spelling: (ken-os') Short Definition: empty, vain, hollow Definition: (a) empty,
(b) met: empty (in moral content), vain, ineffective, foolish, worthless, (c ...
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Strong's Hebrew
196. 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
... 5035b, 5036. nabal. 5037 . foolish, senseless. Transliteration: nabal
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-bawl') Short Definition: fool. Word ...
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191. evil -- foolish
... 190, 191. evil. 192 . foolish. Transliteration: evil Phonetic Spelling:
(ev-eel') Short Definition: fool. Word Origin from an unused ...
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2973. yaal -- to be foolish
... 2972, 2973. yaal. 2974 . to be foolish. Transliteration: yaal Phonetic Spelling:
(yaw-al') Short Definition: foolishly. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5034a. nabal -- to be senseless or foolish
... 5034, 5034a. nabal. 5034b . to be senseless or foolish. Transliteration:
nabal Short Definition: foolish. Word Origin a prim. root ...
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5528. sakal -- to be foolish or a fool
... 5527b, 5528. sakal. 5529 . to be foolish or a fool. Transliteration: sakal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kal') Short Definition: foolishly. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5034. nabel -- to be senseless or foolish
... 5033, 5034. nabel. 5034a . to be senseless or foolish. Transliteration: nabel
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-bale') Short Definition: disgrace. ...
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3688. kasal -- to be or become stupid
... kasal. 3689 . to be or become stupid. Transliteration: kasal Phonetic Spelling:
(kaw-sal') Short Definition: foolish. Word Origin a prim. ... be foolish. ...
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3684. kesil -- stupid fellow, dullard, fool
... Word Origin from kasal Definition stupid fellow, dullard, fool NASB Word Usage fool
(35), fool's (2), foolish (6), foolish man's (1), fools (23), stupid (1 ...
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3687. kesiluth -- stupidity
... Word Origin from kasal Definition stupidity NASB Word Usage folly (1). foolish.
From kciyl; silliness -- foolish. see HEBREW kciyl. 3686, 3687. ...
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Library

The Foolish virgins.
... THE FOOLISH VIRGINS. In certain parts of the East it ... Five of them were wise
and five were foolish. The wise ones took a supply of ...
/.../anonymous/mother stories from the new testament/the foolish virgins.htm

The Wise and Foolish virgins
... The Wise and Foolish Virgins. Matthew 25:13 ... formal hypocrites. But why are
five said to be wise, and the other five foolish? Hear ...
/.../selected sermons of george whitefield/the wise and foolish virgins.htm

For that Also is no Foolish Question which is Wont to be Proposed. ...
... Section 16. For that also is no foolish question which is wont to be
proposed� 16. For that also is no foolish question which ...
/.../augustine/on the good of widowhood /section 16 for that also.htm

The Foolish virgins Mt 25:01:00
... MATTHEW Hymn 90 The foolish virgins Mt 25:1. John Newton 7,6,7,6,7,7,7,6. The
foolish virgins [9] Mt 25:1. When descending from the sky. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/newton/olney hymns/hymn 90 the foolish virgins.htm

Parable of the Wise and Foolish virgins. (Matt. , xxv. , 1-13. )
... CHAPTER I. FROM THE TRIUMPHAL ENTRY TO THE LAST SUPPER. Section 258. Parable
of the Wise and Foolish Virgins. (Matt., xxv., 1-13.). ...
/.../section 258 parable of the.htm

Of the Foolish Beastliness of the Cynics.
... Book XIV. Chapter 20."Of the Foolish Beastliness of the Cynics. It is
this which those canine or cynic [748] philosophers have ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 20 of the foolish beastliness.htm

Of the Very Foolish Lie of the Pagans, in Feigning that the ...
... Chapter 54."Of the Very Foolish Lie of the Pagans, in Feigning that the Christian
Religion Was Not to Last Beyond Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Years. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 54 of the very foolish.htm

Be not Foolish, O My Soul, nor Become Deaf in the Ear of Thine ...
... Book IV Chapter XI Be not foolish, O my soul, nor become deaf in the ear
of thine heart� Be not foolish, O my soul, nor become ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xi be not foolish.htm

Another Foolish Erasure of Marcion's Exposed Certain Figurative ...
... Chapter XVIII."Another Foolish Erasure of Marcion's Exposed Certain Figurative
Expressions of the Apostle, Suggested by the Language of the Old Testament. ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xviii another foolish erasure of.htm

Extremely Foolish Also is his Remark, "What God, or Spirit...
... Chapter XVII. Extremely foolish also is his remark, "What god, or spirit�
Extremely foolish also is his remark, "What god, or ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xvii extremely foolish also.htm

Thesaurus
Foolish (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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Stupid (20 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Stupid (20 Occurrences). 2 Timothy 2:23 But refuse foolish
and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife. (See RSV NIV) ...
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Senseless (22 Occurrences)
... (a.) Destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to, sense; without sensibility or
feeling; unconscious; stupid; foolish; unwise; unreasonable. ...
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Unwise (16 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet;
foolish; as, an unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures. ...
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Naive (16 Occurrences)
... Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will foolish things be dear to you? ...
how long will the foolish go on hating knowledge? (See NAS). ...
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Lets (31 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Proverbs 10:18 Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man,
but he who lets out evil about another is foolish. (BBE). ...
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Foolishness (30 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality of being foolish. 2. (n.)
A foolish practice; an absurdity. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Arguments (29 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Foolishly (20 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a foolish manner. ... Job 27:12 Truly, you have all
seen it yourselves; why then have you become completely foolish? (See NAS). ...
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Meaningless (32 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Ecclesiastes 2:15 Then said I in my heart: As it comes to the foolish
man, so will it come to me; so why have I been wise overmuch? ...
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Concordance
Foolish (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.
(BBE)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

Matthew 23:17
You foolish ones and blind: which is greater, the gold, or the Temple which makes the gold holy?
(BBE)

Matthew 25:2
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 25:3
Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 25:8
The foolish said to the wise,'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 7:22
covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Luke 11:40
You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also?
(WEB WEY ASV BBE NAS NIV)

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?'
(WEB WEY ASV BBE)

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.
(BBE)

Luke 24:11
But these words seemed foolish to them, and they had no belief in them.
(BBE)

Luke 24:25
He said to them, "Foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
(WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

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?
(BBE)

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:
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

Romans 1:14
I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(KJV BBE WBS NAS NIV)

Romans 1:22
Seeming to be wise, they were in fact foolish,
(BBE)

Romans 1:31
without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;
(See RSV)

Romans 2:20
a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babies, having in the law the form of knowledge and of the truth.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(KJV BBE WBS RSV)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

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?
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified; a stumbling block to Jews, and foolishness to Greeks,
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 1:25
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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;
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

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.
(WEY BBE DBY NAS)

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."
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

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.
(WEY BBE)

1 Corinthians 15:36
You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.
(WEB WEY ASV BBE RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 5:13
For if we are foolish, it is to God; or if we are serious, it is for you.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 11:1
I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.
(Root in WEB WEY ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB WEY ASV BBE NAS RSV)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS)

2 Corinthians 11:19
For you bear with the foolish gladly, being wise.
(WEB ASV BBE NAS)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS)

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.
(WEB ASV BBE NAS)

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.
(WEB WEY ASV BBE NAS)

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?
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 3:3
Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ephesians 5:4
nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NIV)

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.
(BBE)

Ephesians 5:17
Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
(WEB ASV BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)

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,
(BBE)

2 Thessalonians 3:2
And that we may be made free from foolish and evil men; for not all have faith.
(BBE)

1 Timothy 1:6
From which some have been turned away, giving themselves to foolish talking;
(BBE)

1 Timothy 4:7
But have nothing to do with unclean and foolish stories. Give yourself training in religion:
(BBE)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

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;
(BBE)

2 Timothy 2:16
But take no part in wrong and foolish talk, for those who do so will go farther into evil,
(BBE)

2 Timothy 2:23
But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

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,
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

2 Timothy 4:4
And shutting their ears to what is true, will be turned away to belief in foolish stories.
(BBE)

Titus 1:10
For there are men who are not ruled by law; foolish talkers, false teachers, specially those of the circumcision,
(BBE)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Titus 3:9
but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

James 2:20
Do you not see, O foolish man, that faith without works is of no use?
(BBE NAS NIV)

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:
(BBE)

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,
(BBE YLT)

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:
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 31:28
and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

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.'
(YLT)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(BBE DBY YLT)

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?
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

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!
(BBE NAS)

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."
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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."
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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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 1:22
In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
(Root in KJV ASV BBE WBS)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 5:2
For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS)

Job 5:3
I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS)

Job 12:17
He takes away the wisdom of the wise guides, and makes judges foolish;
(BBE YLT)

Job 27:12
Truly, you have all seen it yourselves; why then have you become completely foolish?
(BBE NAS)

Psalms 2:1
Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?
(BBE)

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.)
(BBE)

Psalms 5:5
The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
(KJV WBS)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

Psalms 26:4
I have not taken my seat with foolish persons, and I do not go with false men.
(BBE)

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.
(BBE)

Psalms 38:5
My wounds are loathsome and corrupt, because of my foolishness.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV)

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