Why did Jesus call people fools and yet condemn others for doing the same thing?

Jesus said, “Whoever says [to his brother], `You fool!’ shall be in danger of hell fire’” (Matt. 5:22). Yet He Himself said to the scribes and Pharisees, “Fools and blind!” (Matt. 23:17) The Apostle Paul, following suit, said, “O foolish Galatians” (Gal. 3:1; cf. 1 Cor. 15:36).

Matthew 23:1 - 39

KJV - 1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples. 2 Saying The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:

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