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, obtaineth favour from Yahweh, but, a man of wicked devices, will he condemn.
And they said each man unto his brother, Lo! that master of dreams yonder, coming in!
but, by Esther's going in before the king, he commanded by letter, that his wicked plot which he had plotted against the Jews, should return, upon his own head, - and that he and his sons should be hanged upon the gallows.
For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish.
Yahweh, hath frustrated the counsel of nations, hath brought to nothing the devices of peoples.
They have said - Come, and let us wipe them out from being a nation, That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.
Only, see, this, have I found, That God made man upright, but, they, have sought out many devices.
Let us go up against Judah, and besiege it, and break it open, for ourselves, - and set up a king in the midst thereof, even the son of Tabeal,
Unexpectedly, even into the rich places of the province, will he enter, and will do what neither his fathers nor his father's fathers had done, prey and spoil and substance - among them, will he scatter, - and, against strongholds, will he devise plots even until a (convenient) time.
and they took counsel together, in order that, Jesus, by guile, they might secure, and slay.
saying - Sir! we have been put in mind that, that deceiver, said, while yet living, - After three days, will I, arise.
To man, belong the preparations of the heart, but, from Yahweh, cometh the answer of the tongue.
Like channels of water, is the heart of a king, in the hand of Yahweh, - whithersoever he will, he turneth it.
Then said Joseph unto his brethren - Draw near I pray you, unto me. And they drew near. And he said - I, am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.
Ye, indeed, planned against me, evil, - God, planned it, for good, for the sake of doing, as at this day, to save alive much people.
But, he, is one, and who can turn him? What his soul desired, he hath done.
Yahweh of hosts, hath sworn, saying, - Surely as I intended, so, hath it come to pass, And as I purposed, the same, shall stand: -
Declaring from the beginning, the latter end, And from olden time, that which had never been done, - Saying My purpose shall stand, and All my pleasure, will I perform;
And, all the inhabitants of the earth, as nothing, are accounted, and, according to his own pleasure, dealeth he - with the army of the heavens, and the inhabitants of the earth, - and none there is who can smite upon his hand, or say to him, What hast thou done?
For they were gathered together, of a truth, in this city, against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, - both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with them of the nations, and peoples of Israel; -
Now, therefore, I say unto you - stand aloof from these men, and let them alone; because if, of men, be this project or this work, it will be overthrown, -
In whom also we were taken as an inheritance, according to the purpose of him who energiseth all things according to the counsel of his will,
Wherein God, being, more abundantly disposed to shew forth unto the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of his counsel, mediated, with an oath, -
1 Peter 2:8
And a stone to strike against, and a rock to stumble over: Who stumble because, unto the word, they do not yield, - unto which also they have been appointed;
For there have crept in unobserved certain men, who, from of old, have been publicly notified for this sentence, ungodly, men, the favour of our God, turning into wantonness, and, our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ, denying.