Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?
The nations, have sunk, in the pit they had made, In the net which they had hidden, is caught their own foot.
Come on! let us shew ourselves wise with regard to them, lest they so multiply that it shall come to pass when war befalleth us, that they also, shall join themselves unto them who hate us, and shall make war upon us. and then go up out of the land.
2 Samuel 15:31
And, unto David, it was told, saying, Ahithophel, is among the conspirators with Absolom. And David said, Turn to foolishness, I pray thee, the counsel of Ahithophel, O Yahweh.
2 Samuel 17:14
Then said Absolom and all the men of Israel, Better, is the counsel of Hushai the Archite, than the counsel of Ahithophel. Yahweh, indeed, had given charge to frustrate the wise counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring upon Absolom, ruin.
Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel, to confront Yahweh.
Because Syria, hath taken counsel against thee, for mischief, - with Ephraim and the son of Remaliah, saying,
Rage, O ye peoples, - and be overthrown, And give ear, all ye distant parts of the earth, - Gird yourselves and be overthrown, Gird yourselves, and be overthrown:
And the spirit of Egypt, shall vanish, within them, Yea the sagacity thereof, will I swallow up, - And they will seek Unto the idols and Unto them that mutter, and Unto them that have familiar spirits, and Unto the wizards;
Shout in triumph ye heavens for Yahweh, hath effectually wrought. Shout, O ye underparts of the earth, Ring out, Ye mountains, into cries of triumph, Thou forest, and every tree therein, - For, Yahweh, hath redeemed, Jacob, And in Israel, will he get himself glory.
Frustrating the signs of praters, And, diviners, he confoundeth, - Turning wise men backwards, And their knowledge, he maketh folly;