Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people?
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give your counsel what we shall do.
2 Samuel 17:5
Then Absalom said, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says.
With aged men is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.
I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.
Forsake not thine own friend, and thy father's friend. And go not to thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity. Better is a neighbor nearby than a brother far off.
and said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we pray thee, our supplication be presented before thee, and pray for us to LORD thy God, even for all this remnant, for we are left but a few of many, as thine eyes do behold us,
then Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, spoke, saying to Jeremiah, Thou speak falsely. LORD our God has not sent thee to say, Ye shall not go into Egypt to sojourn there.