Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord nullifies the counsel of the nations;
He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

King James Version

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.

Holman Bible

The Lord frustrates the counsel of the nations;
He thwarts the plans of the peoples.

International Standard Version

The LORD makes void the counsel of nations; he frustrates the plans of nations.

American Standard Version

Jehovah bringeth the counsel of the nations to nought; He maketh the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

Amplified


The Lord nullifies the counsel of the nations;
He makes the thoughts and plans of the people ineffective.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord undoes the designs of the nations; he makes the thoughts of the peoples without effect.

Darby Translation

Jehovah frustrateth the counsel of the nations; he maketh the thoughts of the peoples of none effect.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah made vain the counsel of the nations: he brought the purposes of the peoples to nought

King James 2000

The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh brings to nothing [the] plan of nations; he frustrates [the] intents of peoples.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; He breaks the plots of the people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the Heathen to naught, and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

NET Bible

The Lord frustrates the decisions of the nations; he nullifies the plans of the peoples.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, hath frustrated the counsel of nations, hath brought to nothing the devices of peoples.

Webster

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to naught: he maketh the devices of the people of no effect.

World English Bible

Yahweh brings the counsel of the nations to nothing. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah made void the counsel of nations, He disallowed the thoughts of the peoples.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּוּר 
Puwr 
Usage: 2

of the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

to nought
פּוּר 
Puwr 
Usage: 2

he maketh
נוּא 
Nuw' 
Usage: 8

the devices
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Character And Creation

9 For he spoke, and it was done. He commanded, and it stood fast. 10 LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect. 11 The counsel of LORD stands fast forever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.


Cross References

Isaiah 19:3

And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst of it, and I will destroy the counsel of it. And they shall seek for the idols, and for the charmers, and for those who have familiar spirits, and for the wizards.

2 Samuel 15:34

but if thou return to the city, and say to Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king. As I have been thy father's servant in time past, so I will now be thy servant, then thou will defeat for me the counsel of Ahithophel.

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. For LORD had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that LORD might bring evil upon A

Exodus 1:10-12

Come, let us deal craftily with them, lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when war happens, they also join themselves to our enemies, and fight against us, and get them up out of the land.

2 Samuel 15:31

And it was told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey, and arose, and got home to his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself. And he died, and was buried in the sepulcher of his father.

Job 5:12-13

He frustrates the devices of the crafty so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Psalm 2:1-4

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain {things (LXX/NT)}?

Psalm 9:15

The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.

Psalm 140:8

Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked man. Do not further his evil device. They exalt themselves. Selah.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.

Isaiah 7:5-7

Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have purposed evil against thee, saying,

Isaiah 8:9-10

Make an uproar, O ye peoples, and be broken in pieces. And give ear, all ye of far countries. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces.

Isaiah 19:11-14

The rulers of Zoan are utterly foolish. The counsel of the wisest counselors of Pharaoh has become brutish. How will ye say to Pharaoh, I am the son of wise men, the son of ancient kings?

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, O ye heavens, for LORD has done it. Shout, ye lower parts of the earth. Break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein. For LORD has redeemed Jacob, and will glorify himself in Israel.

Isaiah 44:25

who frustrates the signs of the liars, and makes diviners mad, who turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish,

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