Verses with the word fool in the Apocrypha (24 verses):
Consult not with a fool; for he cannot keep counsel.
A fool will upbraid churlishly, and a gift of the envious consumeth the eyes.
A wise man will fear in every thing, and in the day of sinning he will beware of offence: but a fool will not observe time.
A fool travaileth with a word, as a woman in labour of a child.
There is a wickedness, and the same an abomination; and there is a fool wanting in wisdom.
A wise man will hold his tongue till he see opportunity: but a babbler and a fool will regard no time.
The gift of a fool shall do thee no good when thou hast it; neither yet of the envious for his necessity: for he looketh to receive many things for one.
The fool saith, I have no friends, I have no thank for all my good deeds, and they that eat my bread speak evil of me.
The inner parts of a fool are like a broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge as long as he liveth.
The talking of a fool is like a burden in the way: but grace shall be found in the lips of the wise.
As is a house that is destroyed, so is wisdom to a fool: and the knowledge of the unwise is as talk without sense.
A fool lifteth up his voice with laughter; but a wise man doth scarce smile a little.
A fool will peep in at the door into the house: but he that is well nurtured will stand without.
Whoso teacheth a fool is as one that glueth a potsherd together, and as he that waketh one from a sound sleep.
He that telleth a tale to a fool speaketh to one in a slumber: when he hath told his tale, he will say, What is the matter?
Weep for the dead, for he hath lost the light: and weep for the fool, for he wanteth understanding: make little weeping for the dead, for he is at rest: but the life of the fool is worse than death.
Seven days do men mourn for him that is dead; but for a fool and an ungodly man all the days of his life.
Talk not much with a fool, and go not to him that hath no understanding: beware of him, lest thou have trouble, and thou shalt never be defiled with his fooleries: depart from him, and thou shalt find rest, and never be disquieted with madness.
What is heavier than lead? and what is the name thereof, but a fool?
Pales set on an high place will never stand against the wind: so a fearful heart in the imagination of a fool cannot stand against any fear.
Remember thy father and thy mother, when thou sittest among great men. Be not forgetful before them, and so thou by thy custom become a fool, and wish that thou hadst not been born, and curse they day of thy nativity.
The discourse of a godly man is always with wisdom; but a fool changeth as the moon.
It is a stumblingblock unto them that sacrifice unto it, and every fool shall be taken therewith.
Drunkenness increaseth the rage of a fool till he offend: it diminisheth strength, and maketh wounds.