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 said, and it shall be; he commanded, and it will stand.
Lamentations 3:37
Who this saying, And it shall be Jehovah commanding not?
Amos 9:3
And if they shall hide in the head of Carmel, from thence will I search and take them; and if they shall be concealed from before mine eyes in the bottom of the sea, from thence I will command the serpent, and he bit them.

To defeat

2 Samuel 15:34
And if to the city, thou shalt turn back and say to Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king; thy father's servant from then, and now thy servant: and thou didst frustrate for me the counsel of Ahithophel.
2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel which he counseled in those days, according as it will be asked in the word of God: thus all the counsel of Ahithophel also to David also to Absalom.
Job 5:12
Bringing to nought the purposes of the crafty, and their hand shall not do an undertaking.
Proverbs 19:21
Many purposes in a man's heart: and the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.
Proverbs 21:30
No wisdom and no understanding, and no counsel against Jehovah.
Isaiah 8:10
Counsel ye, counsel, and it shall be dispersed; speak the word and it shall not stand: for God is with us.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the intelligent.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it has been written, He seizing the wise in their deceptions.

Good counsel

Luke 16:8
And the Lord praised the steward of injustice, because he did wisely: for the sons of this life are wiser than the children of light in their generation.

General references

Job 12:17
Leading away counselors stripped off and he will make foolish the judges
Job 17:4
For thou didst hide their heart from understanding; for this thou wilt not exalt them.