Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
A good man shall obtain favor of LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.
And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer comes.
But when [the matter] came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.
For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.
LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation, that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
Behold, this only I have found: That God made man upright, but they have sought out many contrivances.
Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach in it for us, and set up a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeel,
He shall come in time of security even upon the fattest places of the province, and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers. He shall scatter among them prey, and spoil, and substance. Yea, he sha
and they deliberated so that they might take Jesus by trickery, and kill him.
saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said while he was still alive, After three days I am raised.
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from LORD.
The king's heart is in the hand of LORD as the watercourses. He turns it wherever he will.
And Joseph said to his brothers, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near, and he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.
And as for you, ye meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
But he is in one [mind], and who can turn him? And what his soul desires, even that he does.
LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely, as I have thought, so shall it come to pass, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand,
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure,
And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing, and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth. And none can stay his hand, or say to him, What are thou doing?
For in truth, against thy holy Boy Jesus, whom thou anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, were gathered together,
And now I say to you, keep away from these men, and let them go, because if the project or this work is from men, it will be overthrown,
in him in whom also we obtained an inheritance. Having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the deliberation of his will.
By which God, wanting to demonstrate more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the immutableness of his resolve, confirmed it by an oath.
1 Peter 2:8
and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.
For certain men have sneaked in, those written about formerly for this condemnation, irreverent men, perverting the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying our only Master God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.