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34 Bible Verses About Foolish People

Here are 34 Bible verses about foolish people from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Luke 11:40 KJV

Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?

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2 Samuel 13:12 KJV

And she answered him, Nay, my brother, do not force me; for no such thing ought to be done in Israel: do not thou this folly.

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2 Corinthians 11:21 KJV

I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.

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2 Corinthians 12:11 KJV

I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.

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Matthew 25:2 KJV

And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.

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1 Chronicles 21:8 KJV

And David said unto God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done this thing: but now, I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

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Isaiah 19:11 KJV

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?

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Romans 10:19 KJV

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.

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Deuteronomy 32:6 KJV

Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

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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.

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Psalms 107:17 KJV

Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

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1 Kings 3:7 KJV

And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.

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2 Corinthians 12:6 KJV

For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.

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Proverbs 7:7 KJV

And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

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2 Corinthians 11:17 KJV

That which I speak, I speak it not after the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.

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Galatians 3:3 KJV

Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

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Psalms 73:22 KJV

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.

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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.

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2 Corinthians 11:16 KJV

I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.

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Matthew 25:3 KJV

They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

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2 Corinthians 11:1 KJV

Would to God ye could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

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Psalms 38:5 KJV

My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.

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1 Samuel 25:25 KJV

Let not my lord, I pray thee, regard this man of Belial, even Nabal: for as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him: but I thine handmaid saw not the young men of my lord, whom thou didst send.

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Psalms 69:5 KJV

O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from thee.

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Job 34:35 KJV

Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.

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1 Samuel 26:21 KJV

Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.

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Proverbs 30:2 KJV

Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.

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2 Samuel 15:31 KJV

And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.

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Isaiah 19:13 KJV

The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof.

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Deuteronomy 32:21 KJV

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

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1 Corinthians 15:36 KJV

Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die:

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Jeremiah 17:11 KJV

As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.

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Matthew 25:8 KJV

And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

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2 Samuel 24:10 KJV

And David’s heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

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