34 Bible Verses about Calling People Fools

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Psalm 14:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good.

Proverbs 1:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Luke 24:25 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!

Revelation 17:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to rise from the bottomless pit and go to destruction. And the dwellers on earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel to see the beast, because it was and is not and is to come.

Revelation 13:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.

Revelation 20:2-5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and threw him into the pit, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he might not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were ended. After that he must be released for a little while. Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended. This is the first resurrection.

Revelation 13:1-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads. And the beast that I saw was like a leopard; its feet were like a bear's, and its mouth was like a lion's mouth. And to it the dragon gave his power and his throne and great authority. One of its heads seemed to have a mortal wound, but its mortal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled as they followed the beast. And they worshiped the dragon, for he had given his authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast, and who can fight against it?” And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months. ...

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

Revelation 12:7-9 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back, but he was defeated, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 12:3 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.

Revelation 11:3 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”

Revelation 9:5 ESV / 1 helpful vote

They were allowed to torment them for five months, but not to kill them, and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it stings someone.

Revelation 6:16 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

James 5:12 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.

James 4:7 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

Hebrews 5:9 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

1 Timothy 4:1 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,

1 Thessalonians 4:17 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.

Galatians 5:21 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 3:27 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Luke 12:40 ESV / 1 helpful vote

You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”

Luke 11:14 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Now he was casting out a demon that was mute. When the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke, and the people marveled.

Luke 10:17 ESV / 1 helpful vote

The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!”

Luke 9:1 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,

Mark 16:16 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Mark 13:20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.

Mark 13:9 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them.

Matthew 28:1-20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men. But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. ...

Matthew 10:8 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay.

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