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Foolish

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Foolish

FOOL'ISH, adjective

1. Void of understanding or sound judgment; weak in intellect; applied to general character.

2. Unwise; imprudent; acting without judgment or discretion in particular things.

3. Proceeding from folly, or marked with folly; silly; vain; trifling.

But foolish questions avoid. 2 Timothy 2:23.

4. Ridiculous; despicable.

A foolish figure he must make.

5. In scripture, wicked; sinful; acting without regard to the divine law and glory, or to one's own eternal happiness.

O foolish Galatians - Galatians 3:1.

6. Proceeding from depravity; sinful; as foolish lusts. 1 Timothy 6:9.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Foolishly

FOOL'ISHLY, adverb

1. Weakly; without understanding or judgment; unwisely; indiscreetly.

2. Wickedly; sinfully.

I have done very foolishly 2 Samuel 24:10.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Foolishness

FOOL'ISHNESS, noun

1. Folly; want of understanding.

2. Foolish practice; want of wisdom or good judgment.

3. In a scriptural sense, absurdity; folly.

The preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness 1 Corinthians 1:18.