• All men are, without the knowledge of God.

    Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

  • Deny God.

    Psalms 14:1 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.

    Psalms 53:1 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.

  • Blaspheme God.

    Psalms 74:18 Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.

  • fool (KJV Dictionary)

  • Reproach God.

    Psalms 74:22 Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily.

  • Make a mock at sin.

    Proverbs 14:9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

  • Despise instruction.

    Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

    Proverbs 15:5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

  • Bible concordance for FOOL

  • Hate knowledge.

    Proverbs 1:22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

  • Delight not in understanding.

    Proverbs 18:2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

  • Sport themselves in mischief.

    Proverbs 10:23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

  • See Fool in McClintock and Strong.

  • Walk in darkness.

    Ecclesiastes 2:14 The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.

  • Hate to depart from evil.

    Proverbs 13:19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

  • Worship of, hateful to God.

    Ecclesiastes 5:1 Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

  • ARE
    • Corrupt and abominable.

      Psalms 14:1 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.

    • Self-sufficient.

      Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

      Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

    • Self-confident.

      Proverbs 14:16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

    • Self-deceivers.

      Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

    • Mere professors of religion.

      Matthew 25:2-12 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. 5 While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept. ...

    • Full of words.

      Ecclesiastes 10:14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

    • Given to meddling.

      Proverbs 20:3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

    • Slanderers.

      Proverbs 10:18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

    • Liars.

      Proverbs 10:18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

    • Slothful.

      Ecclesiastes 4:5 The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh.

    • Angry.

      Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

    • Contentious.

      Proverbs 18:6 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

    • A grief to parents.

      Proverbs 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

      Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

  • Come to shame.

    Proverbs 3:35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

  • Destroy themselves by their speech.

    Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

    Proverbs 10:14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

  • The company of, ruinous.

    Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

  • Lips of, a snare to the soul.

    Proverbs 18:7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

  • Cling to their folly.

    Proverbs 26:11 As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

    Proverbs 27:22 Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

  • Worship idols.

    Jeremiah 10:8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

    Romans 1:22-23 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

  • Trust to their own hearts.

    Proverbs 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

  • Depend upon their wealth.

    Luke 12:20 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?

  • Hear the gospel and obey it not.

    Matthew 7:26 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:

  • The mouth of, pours out folly.

    Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

  • Honor is unbecoming for.

    Proverbs 26:1 As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

    Proverbs 26:8 As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.

  • God has no pleasure in.

    Ecclesiastes 5:4 When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

  • Shall not stand in the presence of God.

    Psalms 5:5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

  • Avoid them.

    Proverbs 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

    Proverbs 14:7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

  • Exhorted to seek wisdom.

    Proverbs 8:5 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

  • Punishment of.

    Psalms 107:17 Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

    Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

    Proverbs 26:10 The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.

  • Exemplified.


    1 Kings 12:8 But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:


    Jeremiah 4:22 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.


    Matthew 23:17 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?

    Matthew 23:19 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

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