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77 Bible Verses About Stupidity

Here are 77 Bible verses about stupidity from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 12:1 KJV

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

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Romans 1:22 KJV

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

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Proverbs 14:16-18 KJV

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

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Proverbs 14:7-9 KJV

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

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Psalms 14:1 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.

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Revelation 1:1 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.

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John 8:32 KJV

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:

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

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

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2 Kings 2:23-24 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 3:7 KJV

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. 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.

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Jeremiah 4:22 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 2:23-24 KJV

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.

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Ecclesiastes 7:25 KJV

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

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Luke 1:37 KJV

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:

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Psalms 94:8 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 10:14 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Proverbs 26:11 KJV

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.

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John 10:10 KJV

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

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Job 11:12 KJV

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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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

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

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Galatians 2:20 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 51:17 KJV

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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Ecclesiastes 10:19 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 14:17 KJV

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

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Matthew 10:16 KJV

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

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:9 KJV

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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Proverbs 11:22 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

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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Philippians 4:8 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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John 3:16 KJV

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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Luke 14:26 KJV

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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Luke 11:28 KJV

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.

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Matthew 10:34 KJV

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

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:22 KJV

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

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.

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Ezekiel 4:12-15 KJV

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.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight. And the LORD said, Even thus shall the children of Israel eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles, whither I will drive them. 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 is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth. Then he said unto me, Lo, I have given thee cow’s dung for man’s dung, and thou shalt prepare thy bread therewith.

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Jeremiah 10:8-9 KJV

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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Isaiah 19:11 KJV

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

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Song of Solomon 4:2 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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Song of Solomon 2:4 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 31:6 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:21 KJV

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

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Proverbs 14:8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 9:13 KJV

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

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Psalms 137:9 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 25:11-12 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 23:2 KJV

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: Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.

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Deuteronomy 23:1 KJV

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.

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Deuteronomy 21:18-21 KJV

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

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Numbers 31:17-18 KJV

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: 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; And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard. And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

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Leviticus 20:13 KJV

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

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Genesis 25:30 KJV

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.

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Genesis 22:20-21 KJV

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.

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Genesis 6:4 KJV

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; Huz his firstborn, and Buz his brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram,

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2 Timothy 2:14 KJV

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.

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Galatians 5:12 KJV

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.

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Acts 20:9-10 KJV

I would they were even cut off which trouble you.

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John 14:6 KJV

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. And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.

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Jonah 2:10 KJV

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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Ezekiel 23:19-20 KJV

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

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Ezekiel 16:17 KJV

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. For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.

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Job 18:3 KJV

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,

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Jeremiah 10:21 KJV

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

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Proverbs 13:16 KJV

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

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Acts 2:15 KJV

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

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Proverbs 14:18 KJV

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

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Romans 12:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 28:15 KJV

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 2:13 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 10:8 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 3:5 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV

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

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1 Samuel 25:25 KJV

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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