14 Bible Verses about Stupid

2 Timothy 2:23-24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels. And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,

Jeremiah 51:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Every man is stupid and without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols, for his images are false, and there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 4:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“For my people are foolish; they know me not; they are stupid children; they have no understanding. They are ‘wise’—in doing evil! But how to do good they know not.”

Psalm 92:6-8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The stupid man cannot know; the fool cannot understand this: that though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to destruction forever; but you, O Lord, are on high forever.

Proverbs 12:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Psalm 94:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Understand, O dullest of the people! Fools, when will you be wise?

Jeremiah 10:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the shepherds are stupid and do not inquire of the Lord; therefore they have not prospered, and all their flock is scattered.

Jeremiah 10:8-9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They are both stupid and foolish; the instruction of idols is but wood! Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. They are the work of the craftsman and of the hands of the goldsmith; their clothing is violet and purple; they are all the work of skilled men.

Jeremiah 4:22-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For my people are foolish; they know me not; they are stupid children; they have no understanding. They are ‘wise’—in doing evil! But how to do good they know not.” I looked on the earth, and behold, it was without form and void; and to the heavens, and they had no light. I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, and all the hills moved to and fro. I looked, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of the air had fled.

Isaiah 19:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish; the wisest counselors of Pharaoh give stupid counsel. How can you say to Pharaoh, “I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?

Ecclesiastes 10:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.

Proverbs 30:2-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Surely I am too stupid to be a man. I have not the understanding of a man. I have not learned wisdom, nor have I knowledge of the Holy One.

Psalm 73:22-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward you. Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.

Job 18:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Why are we counted as cattle? Why are we stupid in your sight?

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