Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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, spake, and it was, He, commanded, and it stood forth. 10 Yahweh, hath frustrated the counsel of nations, hath brought to nothing the devices of peoples. 11 The counsel of Yahweh, to times age-abiding, shall stand, The devices of his heart, from generation to generation.


Cross References

Isaiah 19:3

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;

2 Samuel 15:34

but, if, to the city, thou return, then canst thou say unto Absolom - Thy servant, I, O king, will be, as, the servant of thy father, I was formerly, so will I, now, be thy servant: thus shalt thou frustrate for me the counsel of Ahithophel.

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.

Exodus 1:10-12

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 17:23

Now, when, Ahithophel, saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose and went unto his own house, unto his own city, and gave charge unto his household, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the grave of his father.

Job 5:12-13

Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;

Psalm 2:1-4

Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?

Psalm 9:15

The nations, have sunk, in the pit they had made, In the net which they had hidden, is caught their own foot.

Psalm 21:11

For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish.

Psalm 140:8

Do not grant, O Yahweh, the desires of the lawless one, his device, do not promote, They would exalt themselves. Selah.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel, to confront Yahweh.

Isaiah 7:5-7

Because Syria, hath taken counsel against thee, for mischief, - with Ephraim and the son of Remaliah, saying,

Isaiah 8:9-10

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:

Isaiah 19:11-14

Surely, foolish, are the princes of Zoan, the wisest counsellors of Pharaoh, in counsel are brutish, - How can ye say unto Pharaoh, Son of the wise, am I Son of the kings of olden time?

Isaiah 44:23

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.

Isaiah 44:25

Frustrating the signs of praters, And, diviners, he confoundeth, - Turning wise men backwards, And their knowledge, he maketh folly;

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