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 do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?
The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.
Now, therefore, let us be wise concerning him, that he not multiply and it come to pass that when war comes, he shall also join with our enemies and fight against us and so leave the land.
2 Samuel 15:31
And it was told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. Then David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into folly.
2 Samuel 17:14
Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai, the Archite, is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had given orders to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
There is no wisdom nor intelligence nor counsel against the LORD.
Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah have taken evil counsel against thee saying,
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries, prepare yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.
And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof, and I will destroy the counsel thereof; and they shall seek to the idols and to the charmers and to the spiritists and to the wizards.
Sing praises, O ye heavens; for the LORD has done it; shout with joy, ye lower parts of the earth; break forth into praise, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein, for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, and in Israel he shall be glorified.
that undoes the signs of the fortune tellers and makes the diviners mad; that turns the wise men backward and makes their wisdom fade away;
For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a wicked device, but they did not prevail.
Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; do not further his wicked thought lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
And each one went unto his own house.