Bible Verses about Fools

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Bible Verses Describing Fools:

  • Proverbs 12:15 – “The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.”
  • Proverbs 12:16 – “Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.”
  • Proverbs 14:3 – “A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them.”
  • Proverbs 15:2 – “The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.”
  • Proverbs 18:15 – “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.”
  • Proverbs 17:28 – “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”
  • Proverbs 26:4 – “Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him.”
  • Proverbs 26:17 – “Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own.”
  • Proverbs 10:8 – “The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.”
  • Proverbs 18:7 – “The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.”
  • Proverbs 17:12 – “Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool bent on folly.”
  • Proverbs 10:14 – “The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.”
  • Proverbs 26:11 – “As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.”

Bible Verses on Folly and Consequences:

  • Proverbs 15:21 – “Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.”
  • Proverbs 18:6 – “The lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating.”
  • Proverbs 12:15 – “The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.”
  • Proverbs 22:3 – “A prudent person sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.”
  • Proverbs 26:10 – “Like an archer who wounds at random is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.”
  • Proverbs 15:2 – “The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.”
  • Proverbs 10:23 – “It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.”
  • Proverbs 18:6 – “A fool’s lips walk into a fight, and his mouth invites a beating.”

 

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