Wisdom Week: Foolishness

It’s WISDOM WEEK here on GUWG, where all week long we’re probing the practical principles of Proverbs.

Today’s topic? Wisdom’s polar opposite: Foolishness.

Proverbs has a lot to say about this subject. The word “fool” appears a whopping 73 times.

Here are just a few:


In honor of April Fools’ Day, I did a bit of research on what the Bible says about fools.

I found a total of 183 verses. Given my natural inclination toward extreme foolishness on occasion, I read ’em all. (Click here and type in “fool” if you’d like to do the same.)

Here are my favorites: