100 Bible Verses about Stupidity

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

Proverbs 12:1 KJV

1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

Romans 1:22 KJV

22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Proverbs 14:16-18 KJV

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident. 17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated. 18 The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 14:7-9 KJV

7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge. 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit. 9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

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.

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:

2 Timothy 2:23-24 KJV

23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. 24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

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.

2 Timothy 3:7 KJV

7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

John 8:32 KJV

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

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

Luke 1:37 KJV

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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2 Kings 2:23-24 KJV

23 And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head. 24 And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the Lord. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.

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.

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:

Romans 13:1-14 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou …

Romans 12:1-21 KJV

1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 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. 3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man …

Matthew 10:16 KJV

16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Proverbs 15:21 KJV

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

Galatians 2:20 KJV

20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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Jeremiah 10:8-9 KJV

8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities. 9 Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the workman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of cunning men.

Proverbs 26:11 KJV

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

John 3:16 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.

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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.

Jeremiah 10:14 KJV

14 Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Proverbs 9:13 KJV

13 A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing.

Philippians 4:13 KJV

13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Deuteronomy 23:1 KJV

1 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

1 Peter 5:7 KJV

7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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John 10:10 KJV

10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Ezekiel 23:19-20 KJV

19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt. 20 For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.

Proverbs 13:16 KJV

16 Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 KJV

18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: 19 Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; 20 And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn …

Numbers 31:17-18 KJV

17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. 18 But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Genesis 6:4 KJV

4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Ezekiel 16:17 KJV

17 Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and madest to thyself images of men, and didst commit whoredom with them,

Isaiah 19:11 KJV

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?

Psalm 94:8 KJV

8 Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Job 11:12 KJV

12 For vain men would be wise, though man be born like a wild ass’s colt.

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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Matthew 10:34 KJV

34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.

Luke 11:28 KJV

28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Jeremiah 10:21 KJV

21 For the pastors are become brutish, and have not sought the Lord: therefore they shall not prosper, and all their flocks shall be scattered.

Isaiah 41:10 KJV

10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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John 14:6 KJV

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Luke 14:26 KJV

26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

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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Ezekiel 5:10 KJV

10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments in thee, and the whole remnant of thee will I scatter into all the winds.

Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Proverbs 14:8 KJV

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

Deuteronomy 25:11-12 KJV

11 When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets: 12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.

Psalm 137:9 KJV

9 Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

Jeremiah 51:17 KJV

17 Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Proverbs 17:12 KJV

12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

Job 18:3 KJV

3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight?

2 Timothy 2:14 KJV

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

Philippians 4:8 KJV

8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Galatians 5:12 KJV

12 I would they were even cut off which trouble you.

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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Ecclesiastes 10:19 KJV

19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

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Proverbs 21:9 KJV

9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

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Proverbs 14:17 KJV

17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

Proverbs 11:22 KJV

22 As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

Deuteronomy 23:2 KJV

2 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

Genesis 25:30 KJV

30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.

Ezekiel 4:12-15 KJV

12 And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight. 13 And the Lord said, Even thus shall the children of Israel eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles, whither I will drive them. 14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or …

Song of Solomon 4:2 KJV

2 Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.

Song of Solomon 2:4 KJV

4 He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.

Proverbs 31:6 KJV

6 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts.

Genesis 22:20-21 KJV

20 And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor; 21 Huz his firstborn, and Buz his brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram,

Acts 20:9-10 KJV

9 And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead. 10 And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.

Matthew 21:18-22 KJV

18 Now in the morning as he returned into the city, he hungered. 19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away. 20 And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away! …

Jonah 2:10 KJV

10 And the Lord spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.

Leviticus 20:13 KJV

13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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. …

Acts 2:15 KJV

15 For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.

Deuteronomy 21:1-23 KJV

1 If one be found slain in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him: 2 Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain: 3 And it shall be, that the city which is next unto the slain man, even the elders of that city shall take an heifer, which …

Proverbs 14:18 KJV

18 The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

Jeremiah 10:8 KJV

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

Revelation 11:1-19 KJV

1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein. 2 But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months. 3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall …

Proverbs 28:15 KJV

15 As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Galatians 5:4 KJV

4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.

Ecclesiastes 2:13 KJV

13 Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness.

Colossians 1:1-29 KJV

1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, …

1 Timothy 3:5 KJV

5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Galatians 5:2 KJV

2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Romans 5:8 KJV

8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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John 3:2 KJV

2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

Proverbs 9:13-17 KJV

13 A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing. 14 For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, 15 To call passengers who go right on their ways: 16 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, 17 Stolen waters are sweet, …

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 30:2 KJV

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

Proverbs 27:12 KJV

12 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

James 1:5 KJV

5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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1 Corinthians 1:8 KJV

8 Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 12:15-25 KJV

15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise. 16 A fool’s wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame. 17 He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit. 18 There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health. …

James 4:1 KJV

1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

Titus 3:9 KJV

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

2 Timothy 2:16 KJV

16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

1 Timothy 1:4 KJV

4 Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.