Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and why do the peoples meditate a vain thing?
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made; in the net that they hid is their own foot taken.
Come on, let us deal wisely with them, lest they multiply, and it come to pass that, if war occur, they take side with our enemies and fight against us, and go up out of the land.
2 Samuel 15:31
And one told David saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. Then said David, Jehovah, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.
2 Samuel 17:14
And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. And Jehovah had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, in order that Jehovah might bring evil upon Absalom.
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, and their hands carry not out the enterprise.
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.
Inasmuch as Syria hath taken evil counsel against thee, Ephraim also and the son of Remaliah, saying,
Rage, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces! And give ear, all ye distant parts of the earth: Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces!
And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst of it, and I will destroy the counsel thereof; and they shall seek unto the idols and unto the conjurers, and unto the necromancers, and unto the soothsayers.
Sing, ye heavens; for Jehovah hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth; break forth into singing, ye mountains, the forest, and every tree therein! For Jehovah hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
he that frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a mischievous device, which they could not execute.
Grant not, O Jehovah, the desire of the wicked; further not his device: they would exalt themselves. Selah.
And every one went to his home.