Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


Psalm 33:9
For, he, spake, and it was, He, commanded, and it stood forth.
Lamentations 3:37
Who was it that spake, and it was done, when , My Lord, had not commanded?
Amos 9:3
And, though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, from thence, will I search for them and take them, - and, though they conceal themselves from before mine eyes at the bottom of the sea, from thence, will I command the serpent and he shall bite them;

To defeat

2 Samuel 15:34
but, if, to the city, thou return, then canst thou say unto Absolom - Thy servant, I, O king, will be, as, the servant of thy father, I was formerly, so will I, now, be thy servant: thus shalt thou frustrate for me the counsel of Ahithophel.
2 Samuel 16:23
Now, the counsel of Ahithophel which he counselled in those days, was as if a man had enquired at the oracle of God, - so, was all the counsel of Ahithophel, both to David, and also to Absolom.
Job 5:12
Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;
Proverbs 19:21
Many are the devices in a man's heart, but, the counsel of Yahweh, that, shall stand.
Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel, to confront Yahweh.
Isaiah 8:10
Determine a plan, - and it shall be frustrated, - Speak a word, and it shall not stand, For With-us-is-GOD!
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written - I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and, the discernment of the discerning, will I set aside.
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 knavery, -

Good counsel

Luke 16:8
And the lord praised the unrighteous steward, in that with forethought he acted: - Because, the sons of this age, have more forethought than the sons of light, respecting their own generation.

General references

Job 12:17
Who leadeth away counsellors as a spoil, and, judges, He befooleth:
Job 17:4
For, their heart, hast thou kept back from understanding, On this account, thou wilt not exalt them.