Strong's #191: 'eviyl (pronounced ev-eel')
from an unused root (meaning to be perverse); (figuratively) silly:--fool(-ish) (man).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:
1) be foolish, foolish
1a1) of one who despises wisdom
1a2) of one who mocks when guilty
1a3) of one who is quarrelsome
1a4) of one who is licentious
Part of Speech: adjective masculine
Relation: from an unused root (meaning to be perverse)
This word is used 26 times:
Job 5:2: "For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly"
Job 5:3: "I have seen the foolish but suddenly I cursed his habitation."
Psalms 107:17: " Fools because of their transgression, are afflicted."
Proverbs 1:7: "of the LORD is the beginning but fools despise wisdom and instruction."
Proverbs 7:22: "goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;"
Proverbs 10:8: "will receive but a prating fool shall fall."
Proverbs 10:10: "causeth but a prating fool shall fall."
Proverbs 10:14: "men lay up knowledge: of the foolish is near destruction."
Proverbs 10:21: "of the righteous feed but fools die for want of wisdom."
Proverbs 11:29: "his own house shall inherit and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart."
Proverbs 12:15: "The way of a fool is right but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise."
Proverbs 12:16: " A fool's wrath is presently but a prudent man covereth shame."
Proverbs 14:3: "In the mouth of the foolish is a rod but the lips of the wise shall preserve"
Proverbs 14:9: " Fools make a mock at sin: the righteous there is favor."
Proverbs 15:5: " A fool despiseth his father's but he that regardeth reproof is prudent."
Proverbs 16:22: "of life it: but the instruction of fools is folly."
Proverbs 17:28: "Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding."
Proverbs 20:3: "to cease but every fool will be meddling."
Proverbs 24:7: "Wisdom is too high for a fool: not his mouth in the gate."
Proverbs 27:3: "is heavy, and the sand but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both."
Proverbs 27:22: "Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle,"
Proverbs 29:9: "man contendeth a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no"
Isaiah 19:11: "Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counselors of Pharaoh"
Isaiah 35:8: "pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err"
Jeremiah 4:22: "For my people is foolish, known me; they are sottish children,"
Hosea 9:7: "Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad, for"