Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.

Good counsel

General references

Bible References

Appointed

Psalm 33:9
For he spake, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.
Lamentations 3:37
Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?
Amos 9:3
And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them.

To defeat

2 Samuel 15:34
but if thou return to the city, and say unto Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king; as I have been thy father's servant in time past, so will I now be thy servant; then wilt thou defeat for me the counsel of Ahithophel.
2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man inquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.
Job 5:12
He frustrateth the devices of the crafty, So that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Proverbs 19:21
There are many devices in a man's heart; But the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.
Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.
Isaiah 8:10
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He that taketh the wise in their craftiness:

Good counsel

Luke 16:8
And his lord commended the unrighteous steward because he had done wisely: for the sons of this world are for their own generation wiser than the sons of the light.

General references

Job 12:17
He leadeth counsellors away stripped, And judges maketh he fools.
Job 17:4
For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: Therefore shalt thou not exalt them .