5925 rashness

5925 rashness

Acting without careful consideration of the possible consequences or risks.

Examples of rashness

Ge 34:25-31 Jacob’s sons Moses: Ex 2:11-12; Ac 7:24-25; Nu 20:8-12; Ps 106:32
Jos 8:14-17 the king of Ai; Jdg 11:30-31 Jephthah; 1Sa 14:24 King Saul; 2Sa 6:6 Uzzah; 2Sa 12:18 fear for King David; 1Ki 1:5 King Adonijah; 2Ki 5:20-21 Gehazi; 2Ki 10:16 Jehu; 2Ch 26:16-20 King Uzziah; 2Ch 35:21-22 King Josiah; Hab 1:6 the Babylonians; Mt 8:19-20 a would-be disciple; Mt 14:6-10 pp Mk 6:26 King Herod Peter: Mt 26:33-34; Jn 18:10
Ac 19:36 the Ephesian crowd; Gal 1:6 the Galatian Christians; 2Ti 3:2-4 a characteristic of the last days

Warnings against rashness

Pr 14:16; Ecc 5:2 See also Pr 6:16-18; Pr 12:18; Pr 13:3; Pr 19:2; Pr 20:3,25; Pr 21:5; Pr 25:8; Pr 29:20; Ecc 7:9; Ecc 8:3; Isa 52:12; Zep 3:7; Ac 19:35-36; 1Ti 5:22; 2Ti 3:1-5

Antidotes to rashness

Trust in the guiding presence of the Lord Isa 52:12

Appreciating the importance of considered actions Jas 1:19 See also Lk 14:28-33

See also

5575talk, idle
5802care
5803carelessness
5810complacency
5883impatience
5922prudence
8361wisdom
8755folly

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