Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
μωρός, -ά, -όν
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pr. dull; foolish, Mt. 7:26; 23:17; 25:2f., 8; 1 Cor. 1:25, 27; 3:18; 4:10; 2 Tim. 2:23; Tit. 3:9; from the Hebrew, a fool in senseless wickedness, Mt. 5:22*

Greek-English Concordance for μωρός

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; and whoever says to his brother, ‘Raka,’ will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ (mōre | μωρέ | voc sg masc) will be liable to the hell of fire.
Matthew 7:26 But everyone who hears these words of mine, and does not do them, will be like the foolish (mōrō | μωρῷ | dat sg masc) man who built his house on sand.
Matthew 23:17 You fools (mōroi | μωροί | voc pl masc) and blind men! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that makes the gold sacred?
Matthew 25:2 Now five of them were foolish (mōrai | μωραί | nom pl fem) and five were wise.
Matthew 25:3 For when the foolish (mōrai | μωραί | nom pl fem) took their torches, they did not take oil with them.
Matthew 25:8 The foolish (mōrai | μωραί | nom pl fem) said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our torches are going out.’
1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness (mōron | μωρόν | nom sg neut) of God is wiser than the wisdom of men, and the weakness of God is stronger than the strength of men.
1 Corinthians 1:27 But God chose the foolish (mōra | μωρά | acc pl neut) things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong;
1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no one deceive himself. If someone among you thinks he is wise in this age, let him become foolish (mōros | μωρός | nom sg masc) so that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools (mōroi | μωροί | nom pl masc) for Christ, but you are men of wisdom in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!
2 Timothy 2:23 But avoid the foolish (mōras | μωράς | acc pl fem) and uneducated speculations, knowing that they breed quarrels.
Titus 3:9 But shun foolish (mōras | μωράς | acc pl fem) speculations and genealogies and strife and quarrels about the law, for they are harmful and useless.