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3474. moros -- dull, stupid, foolish
... Word Origin a prim. word Definition dull, stupid, foolish NASB Word Usage fool
(1), foolish (7), foolish things (1), foolishness (1), fools (2). foolish. ...
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3471. moraino -- to be foolish
... See 3474 (). Word Origin from moros Definition to be foolish NASB Word Usage
became fools (1), become tasteless (2), made foolish (1). ...
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3473. morologia -- foolish talking
... grip) on reality. This is the "talk of fools, involving foolishness and sinning
together" (R. Trench, 121). See 3474 (). Word Origin ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5036. nabal -- foolish, senseless
... Word Origin from nabal Definition foolish, senseless NASB Word Usage fool (9), foolish
(5), foolish man (1), foolish women (1), fools (1), fools* (1). ...
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1984b. halal -- to be boastful, to praise
... give praise (1), giving praise (1), glory (8), go mad (1), going mad (1), mad (1),
madness (1), make its boast (1), makes a mad (1), makes fools (1), making ...
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191. evil -- foolish
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition foolish NASB Word Usage fool (11), fool's
(1), foolish (6), foolish man (1), fools (7). foolish man. ...
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2973. yaal -- to be foolish
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to be foolish NASB Word Usage acted foolishly
(2), become fools (1), foolish (1). dote, be become, do foolishly. ...
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1121. ben -- son
... descendants (14), descendants of the son (1), deserves (2), exiles* (5), father*
(1), fellow* (3), fellows (2), fertile* (1), foal (1), fools* (1), foreigner ...
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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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Library

Here Again Arises a Very Difficult Question. For in what Way Shall ...
... Section 28. Here again arises a very difficult question. For in what way shall
we fools� 28. ... He used to lead fools by faith, you lead by reason. ...
/.../augustine/on the profit of believing /section 28 here again arises.htm

Es Spricht Der Unweisen Mund Wohl. The Mouth of Fools Doth God ...
... III. Es spricht der Unweisen Mund wohl. The Mouth of Fools doth God confess. PSALM
XIV.-"Dixit insipiens in corde suo, Non est Deus." MELODY, Wittenberg, 1525. ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/iii es spricht der unweisen.htm

But those who are Despised for their Ignorance, and Set Down as ...
... Chapter XLVIII. But those who are despised for their ignorance, and set
down as fools and abject� But those who are despised for ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xlviii but those who.htm

But who are the Teachers whom we Call Triflers and Fools...
... Chapter LVII. But who are the teachers whom we call triflers and fools
But who are the teachers whom we call triflers and fools ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lvii but who are.htm

For I Ask, if what is not Known must not be Believed...
... reason. For no one doubts that all men are either fools or wise. [1744]
But now I call wise, not clever and gifted men, but those ...
/.../augustine/on the profit of believing /section 26 for i ask.htm

Lessons for Worship and for Work
... 'Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than
to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.2 ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/lessons for worship and for.htm

Wherefore, Although I am not Able to Teach...
... am not able to teach, yet I cease not to advise, that, (whereas many wish to appear
wise, and it is no easy matter to discern whether they be fools,) with all ...
/.../augustine/on the profit of believing /section 33 wherefore although i.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, John xiv. 6, "I am the Way, and the ...
... 4195] They are the Apostle's words, not mine: "And their foolish heart was darkened;
for professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." [4196] What by ...
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1 Cor. Iv. 10
... Homily XIII. 1 Cor. iv. 10. 1 1 Corinthians 4:10 "We are fools for Christ's sake:"
(For it is necessary from this point to resume our discourse:) "but ye are ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xiii 1 cor iv.htm

Essay i. Fortuna Plerumque Est Veluti Galaxia Quarundam Obscurarum ...
... "Does Fortune favour fools? ... In this sense the proverb is current by a misuse, or
a catachresis at least, of both the words, fortune and fools. ...
/.../confessions of an inquiring spirit etc/essay i fortuna plerumque est.htm

Thesaurus
Fools (53 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Fools (53 Occurrences). Matthew 23:17 You blind fools! ...
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Matthew 23:19 You blind fools! ...
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Foolishness (30 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS). Proverbs 12:23 A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the
hearts of fools proclaim foolishness. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS). ...
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Thoughtless (17 Occurrences)
... And scoffers delight them in scoffing, And fools hate knowledge? ... Proverbs 8:5 O ye
simple, understand prudence; And, ye fools, be of an understanding heart. ...
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Simple (40 Occurrences)
... good), and sometimes in a bad sense (Proverbs 7:7, parallel to "destitute of
understanding"; Proverbs 8:5, parallel to "fools" (blockheads); Proverbs 14:15 ...
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Prudent (40 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS). 1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye prudent in
Christ: we weak, but ye strong: ye glorious, but we in dishonour. (DBY NAS). ...
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Folly (68 Occurrences)
... but it means, rather, "arrogant," which the Revised Version (British and American)
adopts (Psalm 5:5; Psalm 73:3; Psalm 75:4, margin "fools"); cakhal, "a fool ...
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Greater (219 Occurrences)
... (KJV WEY BBE WBS). Matthew 23:17 You blind fools! For ... (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE
DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV). Matthew 23:19 You blind fools! For ...
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Whether (239 Occurrences)
... you. (KJV). Matthew 23:17 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold,
or the temple that sanctifieth the gold? (KJV). Matthew ...
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Important (39 Occurrences)
... Matthew 23:6 and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
(See NIV). Matthew 23:17 You blind fools! ... Matthew 23:19 You blind fools! ...
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Foolishly (20 Occurrences)
... foolish? (See NAS). Psalms 75:4 I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly:
and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn: (KJV WBS). Proverbs ...
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Concordance
Fools (53 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:17
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 23:19
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?
(WEB KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Luke 11:40
Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
(KJV DBY WBS RSV)

Luke 24:25
Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:
(KJV WBS)

Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 4:10
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.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 11:19
For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.
(KJV WEY DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Ephesians 5:15
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
(KJV WBS)

Ephesians 5:17
because of this become not fools, but -- understanding what 'is' the will of the Lord,
(YLT)

2 Samuel 13:13
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."
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 12:17
He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Job 30:8
They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Psalms 5:5
Insolent fools shall not stand before thine eyes; thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
(DBY)

Psalms 39:8
From all my transgressions deliver me, A reproach of the fool make me not.
(See NIV)

Psalms 74:22
Arise, O God, plead Thy plea, Remember Thy reproach from a fool all the day.
(See NIV)

Psalms 75:4
I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
(KJV WBS)

Psalms 92:6
A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand this.
(See NIV)

Psalms 94:8
Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Psalms 107:17
Fools are afflicted because of their disobedience, and because of their iniquities.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 1:22
"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 1:32
For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 3:35
The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 8:5
You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS)

Proverbs 10:21
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 13:19
Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 13:20
One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 14:9
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Proverbs 14:24
The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 14:33
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so with the heart of fools.
(WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 15:14
The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 16:22
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 19:29
Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 26:3
A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools!
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 26:7
Like the legs of the lame that hang loose: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 26:9
Like a thornbush that goes into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ecclesiastes 5:1
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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 5:4
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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:4
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:5
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:6
For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool; this also is vanity.
(See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:9
Don't be hasty in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 9:17
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 10:15
The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Isaiah 19:11
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
(KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Isaiah 19:13
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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 35:8
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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 44:25
That frustrateth the tokens of the imposters, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 50:36
A sword is on the boasters, and they shall become fools; a sword is on her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Fools

Fools: All Men Are, Without the Knowledge of God

Fools: Are: A Grief to Parents

Fools: Are: Angry

Fools: Are: Contentious

Fools: Are: Corrupt and Abominable

Fools: Are: Full of Words

Fools: Are: Given to Meddling

Fools: Are: Liars

Fools: Are: Mere Professors of Religion

Fools: Are: Self-Confident

Fools: Are: Self-Deceivers

Fools: Are: Self-Sufficient

Fools: Are: Slanderers

Fools: Are: Slothful

Fools: Avoid Them

Fools: Blaspheme God

Fools: Cling to Their Folly

Fools: Come to Shame

Fools: Delight not in Understanding

Fools: Deny God

Fools: Depend Upon Their Wealth

Fools: Despise Instruction

Fools: Destroy Themselves by Their Speech

Fools: Exhorted to Seek Wisdom

Fools: God Has No Pleasure In

Fools: Hate Knowledge

Fools: Hate to Depart from Evil

Fools: Hear the Gospel and Obey It Not

Fools: Honor is Unbecoming For

Fools: Israel

Fools: Lips of, a Snare to the Soul

Fools: Make a Mock at Sin

Fools: Pharisees

Fools: Punishment of

Fools: Rehoboam

Fools: Reproach God

Fools: Shall not Stand in the Presence of God

Fools: Sport Themselves in Mischief

Fools: The Company of, Ruinous

Fools: The Mouth of, Pours out Folly

Fools: Trust to Their own Hearts

Fools: Walk in Darkness

Fools: Worship Idols

Fools: Worship of, Hateful to God

Related Terms

Foolishness (30 Occurrences)

Thoughtless (17 Occurrences)

Simple (40 Occurrences)

Prudent (40 Occurrences)

Folly (68 Occurrences)

Greater (219 Occurrences)

Whether (239 Occurrences)

Important (39 Occurrences)

Foolishly (20 Occurrences)

Resteth (18 Occurrences)

Brutish (12 Occurrences)

Counsellors (21 Occurrences)

Sanctifieth (21 Occurrences)

Scoffers (12 Occurrences)

Sanctifies (14 Occurrences)

Sacred (140 Occurrences)

Senseless (22 Occurrences)

Sanctifying (22 Occurrences)

Scorners (7 Occurrences)

Discernment (43 Occurrences)

Mouths (86 Occurrences)

Blind (91 Occurrences)

Rests (25 Occurrences)

Backs (46 Occurrences)

Fool (95 Occurrences)

Fool's (10 Occurrences)

Despised (96 Occurrences)

Base (127 Occurrences)

Proverb (24 Occurrences)

Quietness (15 Occurrences)

Viler (1 Occurrence)

Vowest (3 Occurrences)

Noph (6 Occurrences)

Nameless (1 Occurrence)

Uttereth (30 Occurrences)

Utter (111 Occurrences)

Useth (9 Occurrences)

Limp (9 Occurrences)

Leg (24 Occurrences)

Gush (7 Occurrences)

Goodwill (5 Occurrences)

Glorious (91 Occurrences)

Waywardness (2 Occurrences)

Whipped (10 Occurrences)

Whip (7 Occurrences)

Wearies (3 Occurrences)

Wellspring (3 Occurrences)

Way-faring (6 Occurrences)

Wanton (20 Occurrences)

Wayfaring (7 Occurrences)

Withhold (32 Occurrences)

Well-spring (3 Occurrences)

Ignoble (4 Occurrences)

Insolent (16 Occurrences)

Flogged (12 Occurrences)

Feeds (14 Occurrences)

Feedeth (11 Occurrences)

Tolerating (1 Occurrence)

Thoughtlessness (2 Occurrences)

Tolerate (8 Occurrences)

Thornbush (4 Occurrences)

Ruleth (21 Occurrences)

Resides (7 Occurrences)

Readily (22 Occurrences)

Enjoyeth (1 Occurrence)

Disrepute (3 Occurrences)

Drunkard (15 Occurrences)

Dishonored (17 Occurrences)

Dishonour (22 Occurrences)

Distinguished (14 Occurrences)

Disreputable (1 Occurrence)

Dishonoured (8 Occurrences)

Deceiving (18 Occurrences)

Deception (24 Occurrences)

Discerning (29 Occurrences)

Dullest (1 Occurrence)

Destroys (23 Occurrences)

Drunkard's (1 Occurrence)

Defer (7 Occurrences)

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