What the Bible Says About

-By Name
-As numbered in the SAB book


Is it OK to call someone a fool?

It's OK to call someone a fool.

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Psalm 14:1, 53:1

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool. Proverbs 28;26

Ye fools and blind. Matthew 23:17, 19

Ye fools. Luke 11:40

O fools, and slow of heart to believe. Luke 24:25

Their foolish heart was darkened. Romans 1:21-22

Thou fool. 1 Corinthians 15:36

O foolish Galatians. Galatians 3:1

It's not OK to call someone a fool.

Whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Matthew 5:22

See also:
Is dancing a sin?
Is magic OK?
Is it wrong to steal?
Is it wrong to lie?
Is it OK to make images?
Is it wrong to have sex outside of marriage?
Is divorce ever permissible?
Is it OK for a divorced woman to remarry?
Is polygamy OK?
Is it OK to covet?
Should we hate other people?
To kill or not to kill.
To judge or not to judge.
Is it OK for men to have long hair?
How should nonbelievers be treated?
How should homosexuals be treated?
Should we let others see our good works?

Christian Responses
Annotated Skeptic's Annotated Bible: He taught them as one having authority (Matthew 5)