Here are 92 Bible verses about fool from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Proverbs 18:2 KJV
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Proverbs 29:11 KJV
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Proverbs 1:7 KJV
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 18:6 KJV
A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
Proverbs 29:9 KJV
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
Matthew 5:22 KJV
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, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Proverbs 28:26 KJV
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Proverbs 26:19 KJV
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?
Proverbs 10:23 KJV
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
Proverbs 18:7 KJV
A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
Proverbs 14:7-9 KJV
Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge. The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit. Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Proverbs 17:28 KJV
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Proverbs 14:16 KJV
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
Proverbs 23:9 KJV
Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.
Psalms 14:1 KJV
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
Proverbs 12:16 KJV
A fool’s wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
Proverbs 13:20 KJV
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Proverbs 3:35 KJV
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 KJV
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Proverbs 20:3 KJV
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
Proverbs 14:15 KJV
The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
Proverbs 15:2 KJV
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 10:8 KJV
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
Proverbs 15:21 KJV
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
Proverbs 14:29 KJV
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs 15:20 KJV
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Proverbs 10:18 KJV
He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
Psalms 53:1 KJV
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.
Proverbs 10:14 KJV
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
1 Peter 5:8 KJV
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Proverbs 1:22 KJV
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 26:11 KJV
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Proverbs 14:1 KJV
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Proverbs 15:7 KJV
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
Titus 3:3 KJV
For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
Proverbs 17:25 KJV
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.
Ecclesiastes 10:2 KJV
A wise man’s heart is at his right hand; but a fool’s heart at his left.
Matthew 7:26 KJV
And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
Proverbs 15:14 KJV
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
Ecclesiastes 4:5 KJV
The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh.
Proverbs 9:6-8 KJV
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding. He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
Psalms 107:17 KJV
Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.
Proverbs 15:5 KJV
A fool despiseth his father’s instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
Proverbs 26:18-19 KJV
As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death, So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?
James 2:20-24 KJV
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect? And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God. Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
Proverbs 26:4-5 KJV
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
1 Corinthians 1:27 KJV
But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;
Proverbs 10:1 KJV
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Luke 12:16-20 KJV
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
Proverbs 17:24 KJV
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
James 1:19-20 KJV
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
Psalms 14:1-4 KJV
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Proverbs 14:7 KJV
Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
Proverbs 17:12 KJV
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
Proverbs 13:16 KJV
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
Proverbs 14:9 KJV
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Proverbs 10:10 KJV
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.
Luke 12:20 KJV
But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
Isaiah 32:6 KJV
For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Proverbs 14:8 KJV
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
1 Corinthians 3:18 KJV
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
Proverbs 12:15 KJV
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
Proverbs 10:13 KJV
In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
Proverbs 9:13-17 KJV
A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing. For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, To call passengers who go right on their ways: Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
Proverbs 21:20 KJV
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
Proverbs 19:13 KJV
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
Proverbs 12:23 KJV
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 KJV
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
Ecclesiastes 10:11-15 KJV
Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.
Proverbs 26:4 KJV
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
1 John 3:8 KJV
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 KJV
The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
Matthew 23:17 KJV
Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?
Proverbs 26:5 KJV
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Proverbs 9:7 KJV
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
Proverbs 27:22 KJV
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Psalms 111:10 KJV
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Psalms 5:5 KJV
The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
Galatians 6:7-8 KJV
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Mark 7:21-23 KJV
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
Proverbs 29:20 KJV
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Ecclesiastes 10:15 KJV
The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.
2 Timothy 3:16 KJV
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Ephesians 5:6 KJV
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
1 Corinthians 5:5 KJV
To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
Romans 1:20 KJV
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
Luke 10:20 KJV
Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.
1 Corinthians 3:11-15 KJV
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is. If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
Romans 1:14 KJV
I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.
Isaiah 45:7 KJV
I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.
Psalms 37:23 KJV
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.