Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Bible References


Job 12:16
With him is strength and wisdom. The deceived and the deceiver are his.
Nehemiah 4:15
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known to us, and God had brought their counsel to naught, that we returned all of us to the wall, every man to his work.
Psalm 33:10
LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.
Psalm 37:17
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but LORD upholds the righteous.
Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.
Isaiah 8:10
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nothing. Speak the word, and it shall not stand, for God is with us.
Isaiah 19:3
And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst of it, and I will destroy the counsel of it. And they shall seek for the idols, and for the charmers, and for those who have familiar spirits, and for the wizards.

Their hands

Psalm 21:11
For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.
Isaiah 37:36
And the agent of LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when men arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.
Acts 12:11
And when Peter came to himself, he said, Now I know truly, that Lord dispatched his agent and delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and all the expectation of the people of the Jews.
Acts 23:12
And when it became day, some of the Jews, having made a conspiracy, put themselves under a curse, saying neither to eat nor to drink until they would kill Paul.

General references

Genesis 31:22
And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob had fled.
2 Samuel 11:9
But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.
Luke 20:8
And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.
John 7:53
And each man went to his house.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will frustrate the understanding of those of understanding.