folly

1 Samuel 25:25Let not my lord regard this worthless fellow, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name, and folly is with him. But I your servant did not see the young men of my lord, whom you sent.
Job 42:8Now therefore take seven bulls and seven rams and go to my servant Job and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves. And my servant Job shall pray for you, for I will accept his prayer not to deal with you according to your folly. For you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has.”
Psalms 69:5O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.
Psalms 85:8Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints; but let them not turn back to folly.
Proverbs 5:23He dies for lack of discipline, and because of his great folly he is led astray.
Proverbs 9:13The woman Folly is loud; she is seductive and knows nothing.
Proverbs 12:23A prudent man conceals knowledge, but the heart of fools proclaims folly.
Proverbs 13:16In everything the prudent acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly.
Proverbs 14:1The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.
Proverbs 14:8The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way, but the folly of fools is deceiving.
Proverbs 14:18The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Proverbs 14:24The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the folly of fools brings folly.
Proverbs 14:24The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the folly of fools brings folly.
Proverbs 14:29Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
Proverbs 15:2The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.
Proverbs 15:14The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Proverbs 15:21Folly is a joy to him who lacks sense, but a man of understanding walks straight ahead.
Proverbs 16:22Good sense is a fountain of life to him who has it, but the instruction of fools is folly.
Proverbs 17:12Let a man meet a she-bear robbed of her cubs rather than a fool in his folly.
Proverbs 18:13If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.
Proverbs 19:3When a man's folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord .
Proverbs 22:15Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.
Proverbs 24:9The devising of folly is sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to mankind.
Proverbs 26:4Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.
Proverbs 26:5Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
Proverbs 26:11Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly.
Proverbs 27:22Crush a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, yet his folly will not depart from him.
Ecclesiastes 1:17And I applied my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also is but a striving after wind.
Ecclesiastes 2:3I searched with my heart how to cheer my body with wine—my heart still guiding me with wisdom—and how to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was good for the children of man to do under heaven during the few days of their life.
Ecclesiastes 2:12So I turned to consider wisdom and madness and folly. For what can the man do who comes after the king? Only what has already been done.
Ecclesiastes 2:13Then I saw that there is more gain in wisdom than in folly, as there is more gain in light than in darkness.
Ecclesiastes 7:25I turned my heart to know and to search out and to seek wisdom and the scheme of things, and to know the wickedness of folly and the foolishness that is madness.
Ecclesiastes 10:1Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a stench; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
Ecclesiastes 10:6folly is set in many high places, and the rich sit in a low place.
Isaiah 9:17Therefore the Lord does not rejoice over their young men, and has no compassion on their fatherless and widows; for everyone is godless and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger has not turned away, and his hand is stretched out still.
Isaiah 32:6For the fool speaks folly, and his heart is busy with iniquity, to practice ungodliness, to utter error concerning the Lord , to leave the craving of the hungry unsatisfied, and to deprive the thirsty of drink.
1 Corinthians 1:18For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:21For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 1:23but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles,
1 Corinthians 2:14The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 3:19For the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness,”
2 Timothy 3:9But they will not get very far, for their folly will be plain to all, as was that of those two men.
2 Peter 2:18For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error.
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