Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He leadeth counsellers away spoiled, and maketh the judges fools.

Bible References

General references

2 Samuel 15:31
Now someone told David, saying, “Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom.” And David said, “O Lord, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness.”
2 Samuel 17:14
Then 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 ordained to thwart the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring calamity on Absalom.
Isaiah 19:12
Well then, where are your wise men?
Please let them tell you,
And let them understand what the Lord of hosts
Has purposed against Egypt.
Isaiah 29:14
Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous;
And the wisdom of their wise men will perish,
And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed.”
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written,
I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
And the cleverness of the clever I will set aside.”