Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

General references

2 Samuel 15:31
And it was told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. Then David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into folly.
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 given orders to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
Isaiah 19:12
Where are they? Where are thy wise men? Let them tell thee now, or let them cause thee to know what the LORD of the hosts has purposed upon Egypt.
Isaiah 29:14
Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.