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Theasaurus: Counsel

8 Bible Verses about Counsel

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Counsel » Evil

Numbers 31:16

Behold, these caused the sons of Israel through the counsel of Balaam to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor for which there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

Job 2:9

Then his wife said unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? Blaspheme God and die.

1 Kings 12:28

And having taken counsel, the king made two calves of gold and said unto the people, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou speak unto this people that spoke unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say unto them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

2 Chronicles 10:10

Then the young men that were brought up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou answer the people that spoke unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make it somewhat lighter for us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3

Counsel » Divine

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes forth from the LORD of the hosts to make his counsel wonderful, and to increase wisdom.

More verses: Jeremiah 32:19

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people before God that thou may submit the causes unto God.

1 Kings 12:7

And they spoke unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a slave unto this people this day and wilt serve them and answer them by speaking good words unto them, then they will be thy slaves for ever.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Matthew 27:19

When he was seated upon the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man, for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

More verses: Acts 5:35

Counsel » The importance of seeking

Counsel » Wives » Examples of

2 Kings 4:8-10

And it also happened that one day Elisha passed through Shunem, where there was an important woman, and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread. And she said to her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God, who passes by us continually. Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall, and let us set for him there a bed and a table and a stool and a lampstand so that when he comes to us, he shall turn in there.

Matthew 27:19

When he was seated upon the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man, for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

Judges 13:22-23

And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die because we have seen God. But his wife said unto him, If the LORD had desired to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and the present from our hands, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would he have announced this according to the time.

Daniel 5:10-12

Now the queen, by reason of the words of the king and of his princes, came into the banquet room. The queen spoke and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be pale. There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom lives the spirit of the holy God; and in the days of thy father light and intelligence and wisdom, like the knowledge of God, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar, thy father, made prince over all the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and fortune-tellers; thus did thy father, the king, because Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, was found to have a more excellent spirit and greater knowledge and understanding interpreting dreams, unraveling questions, and dissolving doubts. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show thee the interpretation.

Counsel » The counsel(s) of the lord

Isaiah 46:9-10

Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no one else; I am God, and there is no one like me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Counsel » The reward for seeking counsel other than that of the lord

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

So Saul died for his rebellion which he committed against the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he did not keep, and also for consulting a spiritist, to enquire of her and not enquire of the LORD; therefore, he slew him and turned the kingdom unto David, the son of Jesse.

Counsel » The multitude of counselors

Counsel » The place where there is no counsel

Counsel » What is established by counsel

Counsel » Those that consult pagans

Leviticus 20:1-6

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, Likewise, thou shalt say to the sons of Israel, Any man of the sons of Israel or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel that gives any of his seed unto Molech shall surely die; the people of the land shall stone him with stones. And I will set my face against that man and will cut him off from among his people because he has given of his seed unto Molech, contaminating my sanctuary and defiling my holy name. read more.
And if the people of the land should hide their eyes from the man, when he gives of his seed unto Molech, to not kill him, then I will set my face against that man and against his family and will cut him off with all those that fornicated after him, prostituting themselves after Molech. And the person that turns after spiritists or after diviners to prostitute themselves after them, I will even set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.

Counsel » There being no counsel against the lord

Counsel » Hearing counsel

Counsel » Those that listen to counsel

Counsel » The counselors of peace

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of those whose thoughts are evil, but joy in that of those whose thoughts are good.

Counsel » Whose counsel should not be heeded

Counsel » Counsel in the heart of man

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water, but a man of intelligence will draw it out.

Counsel » The counsels of the wicked

Counsel » Hearty counsel

Counsel » Those that take counsel together against the lord

Psalm 2:1-6

Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying, let us break their bands asunder and cast away their cords from us. read more.
He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. Then he shall speak unto them in his wrath and trouble them in his sore displeasure. Yet I have set my king upon Zion, the mountain of my holiness.

Counsel » The counsel of the heathen

Psalm 33:10

The LORD brings the counsel of the Gentiles to nought; he makes the devices of the peoples of no effect.

Counsel » Instances of » By rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8-16

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him and who stood before him. And he said unto them, What counsel give ye that we may answer this people who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father put upon us lighter? And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou speak unto this people that spoke unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say unto them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins. read more.
And now whereas my father ladened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day. And the king answered the people roughly and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him and spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke; my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. Therefore, the king did not hearken unto the people, for the cause was from the LORD, to confirm his word, which the LORD spoke by Ahijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam, the son of Nebat. So when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? There is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.

Counsel » The lord giving counsel

Counsel » Those that do not walk in the counsel of the unGodly

Counsel » Rejected

Proverbs 1:24-33

Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded; for because ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon you; read more.
when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you. Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They rejected my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel. For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely and shall rest from the fear of evil.

Counsel » Instances of » By the rich young ruler

Counsel » The counsel of the froward

Job 5:13

He takes the wise in their own prudence, and the counsel of his adversaries is turned to folly.

Evil » Results of » Counsel

Numbers 31:16

Behold, these caused the sons of Israel through the counsel of Balaam to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor for which there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

Job 2:9

Then his wife said unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? Blaspheme God and die.

1 Kings 12:28

And having taken counsel, the king made two calves of gold and said unto the people, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou speak unto this people that spoke unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say unto them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

2 Chronicles 10:10

Then the young men that were brought up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou answer the people that spoke unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make it somewhat lighter for us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3