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 counsel among you what we shall do.
2 Samuel 17:5
Then Absalom said, Now call Hushai, the Archite, also, and let us likewise hear what he says.
With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days intelligence.
I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.
Do not forsake thine own friend and thy father's friend, neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity, for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
and said unto Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech thee, our supplication be accepted before thee, and pray for us unto the LORD thy God, even for all this remnant (for we are left but a few of many, as thine eyes do behold us)
Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying unto Jeremiah, Thou dost speak falsely; the LORD our God has not sent thee to say, Do not go into Egypt to sojourn there: