35 Bible Verses About Fools Speaking

35 Bible Verses About Fools Speaking

Proverbs 10:14

“The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.”

Proverbs 10:18-19

“Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool. When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.”

Proverbs 12:23

“The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.”

Proverbs 12:15

“The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.”

Proverbs 13:16

“Every prudent person acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes their folly.”

Proverbs 14:3

“A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them.”

Proverbs 15:2

“The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.”

Proverbs 17:28

“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

Proverbs 18:2

“Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.”

Proverbs 18:6-7

“The lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating. The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.”

Proverbs 29:11

“Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.”

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14

“Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips. At the beginning their words are folly; at the end, they are wicked madness— and fools multiply words.”

Matthew 7:26

“But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.”

Matthew 23:17

“You blind fools! Which is greater: the gold, or the temple that makes the gold sacred?”

Mark 7:9

“And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions!”

Mark 7:21-22

“For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.”

Luke 11:39

“Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.”

1 Corinthians 1:20

“Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?”

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

“Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. As it is written: “He catches the wise in their craftiness.

Ephesians 5:17

“Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.”

James 3:13-18

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”

2 Timothy 3:9

“But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone.”

1 Peter 2:15

“For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.”

1 Corinthians 3:20

“And again, “The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile.””

Proverbs 1:7

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Proverbs 14:16

“The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.”

Proverbs 15:5

“A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.”

Proverbs 19:3

“A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord.”

Proverbs 21:20

“The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.”

Proverbs 23:9

“Do not speak to fools, for they will scorn your prudent words.”

Proverbs 26:1

“Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool.”

Proverbs 26:4-5

“Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.”

Ecclesiastes 7:9

“Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.”

Matthew 5:22

“But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.”

Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”

Matthew 25:2-4

“Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise ones, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps.”

Luke 6:39

“He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit?”

1 Corinthians 4:10

“We are fools for Christ, but you are so wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are honored, we are dishonored!”

1 Corinthians 15:36

“How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies.”

2 Corinthians 11:17

“In this self-confident boasting I am not talking as the Lord would, but as a fool.”

Galatians 3:1

“You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.”

Ephesians 5:15-17

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.”

Colossians 3:5

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.”

Titus 3:3

“At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.”

Jude 1:10

“Yet these people slander whatever they do not understand, and the very things they do understand by instinct—as irrational animals do—will destroy them.”

James 2:20

“You foolish person, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is useless?”

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