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40 Bible Verses about Bad Counsel
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A man of too many friends comes to ruin,
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
He who walks with wise men will be wise,
But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Without consultation, plans are frustrated,
But with many counselors they succeed.
A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Listen to counsel and accept discipline,
That you may be wise the rest of your days.
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat from any tree of the garden’?”
Jesus *said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones
Against the rock.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
A wise man will hear and increase in learning,
And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
Where there is no guidance the people fall,
But in abundance of counselors there is victory.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
Through insolence comes nothing but strife,
But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend,
But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor,
But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
But who can find a trustworthy man?
Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up.
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,
But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
- Advice, Seeking Advice
- Bad Friends
- Bad Influence
- Bad Relationships
- Being A Friend
- Best Friends
- Best friend
- Choosing Friends
- Encouraging One Another
- Fake Friends
- Family And Friends
- Friendship And Love
- Friendship And Trust
- Friendship Kjv
- Good Friends
- Guidance And Strength
- In Men's Presence
- Losing Friends