100 Bible Verses about Idiots

Here are 100 Bible verses about idiots, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 1:7 KJV

7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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1 Corinthians 2:14 KJV

14 But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Psalm 14:1 KJV

1 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.

James 1:26 KJV

26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

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1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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Proverbs 29:11 KJV

11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

Proverbs 18:2 KJV

2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

Romans 14:1 KJV

1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

Mark 7:20-22 KJV

20 And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

Proverbs 28:26 KJV

26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

1 Corinthians 1:25 KJV

25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Psalm 118:8 KJV

8 It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man.

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1 Corinthians 1:21 KJV

21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

Proverbs 19:3 KJV

3 The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the Lord.

Galatians 6:7-8 KJV

7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 8 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.

Luke 16:13 KJV

13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Romans 12:17-21 KJV

17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. 18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. 20 Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, …

1 Corinthians 3:19 KJV

19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

Proverbs 14:16 KJV

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

Proverbs 12:15 KJV

15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

Proverbs 10:23 KJV

23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 26:11 KJV

11 As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

Proverbs 26:4-5 KJV

4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Proverbs 24:9 KJV

9 The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.

1 Corinthians 1:23 KJV

23 But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;

Proverbs 22:15 KJV

15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Ephesians 4:31-32 KJV

31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

Matthew 5:22 KJV

22 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 15:14 KJV

14 The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Ecclesiastes 7:25 KJV

25 I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:

Proverbs 27:22 KJV

22 Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

Proverbs 15:2 KJV

2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

1 Corinthians 1:1-31 KJV

1 Paul called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, 2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both their’s and our’s: 3 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. …

Proverbs 17:28 KJV

28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Proverbs 15:21 KJV

21 Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

Proverbs 14:7 KJV

7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

1 Corinthians 1:20 KJV

20 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

Psalm 69:5 KJV

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

Proverbs 18:6-7 KJV

6 A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes. 7 A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Ecclesiastes 10:1-3 KJV

1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 2 A wise man’s heart is at his right hand; but a fool’s heart at his left. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

Mark 7:22 KJV

22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

Romans 1:16 KJV

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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Proverbs 15:5 KJV

5 A fool despiseth his father’s instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

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Psalm 53:1 KJV

1 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.

1 Corinthians 1:27 KJV

27 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;

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Jeremiah 10:8 KJV

8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

Proverbs 14:24 KJV

24 The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.

Proverbs 12:23 KJV

23 A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

Proverbs 13:20 KJV

20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Proverbs 29:20 KJV

20 Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

1 Corinthians 4:10 KJV

10 We are fools for Christ’s sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.

Romans 12:2 KJV

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Jeremiah 4:22 KJV

22 For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Galatians 3:1 KJV

1 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

Proverbs 20:3 KJV

3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

Proverbs 10:8 KJV

8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Ephesians 4:32 KJV

32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

1 Corinthians 1:24 KJV

24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

Proverbs 14:8 KJV

8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of …

Proverbs 14:15 KJV

15 The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

Ephesians 5:17 KJV

17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Ephesians 5:1-7 KJV

1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, …

Romans 1:22 KJV

22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Matthew 7:24 KJV

24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

Proverbs 21:20 KJV

20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Proverbs 17:25 KJV

25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

Luke 24:25 KJV

25 Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:

Proverbs 19:1 KJV

1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

Proverbs 14:9 KJV

9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

Revelation 1:1 KJV

1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

James 1:19-20 KJV

19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: 20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

Jeremiah 17:11 KJV

11 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.

Isaiah 32:6 KJV

6 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 26:5 KJV

5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Proverbs 10:18 KJV

18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

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Psalm 74:18 KJV

18 Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O Lord, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.

Luke 1:37 KJV

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

1 Corinthians 2:6 KJV

6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

Romans 1:21-22 KJV

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. 22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Acts 17:10-11 KJV

10 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Matthew 23:16-19 KJV

16 Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! 17 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold? 18 And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty. …

Matthew 7:26-27 KJV

26 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: 27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

Philippians 2:2-8 KJV

2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: …

Luke 6:39 KJV

39 And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

Proverbs 24:29 KJV

29 Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.

Proverbs 23:9 KJV

9 Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Titus 3:9 KJV

9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Proverbs 1:22 KJV

22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

2 Corinthians 4:4 KJV

4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

Matthew 16:26 KJV

26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

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Proverbs 29:9 KJV

9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

Revelation 22:18 KJV

18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

Galatians 6:2 KJV

2 Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

Galatians 3:1-3 KJV

1 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? 2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Matthew 7:12 KJV

12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.