Man's Counsel

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Jeremiah 18:18

And they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor word from the prophet. Come and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

1 Kings 1:12

And now, come, let me, I pray thee, give thee counsel, that thou mayest save thine own life, and the life of thy son Solomon.

Judges 20:7

Behold, you people of Israel, all of you, give your advice and counsel here."

2 Samuel 20:18

And she spoke saying, They were wont to speak in old time saying, Just inquire in Abel; and so they ended.

Esther 2:15

And when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, came to go in to the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained grace in the sight of all them that saw her.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Micah 6:5

My people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, from Shittim unto Gilgal, that ye may know the righteousness of Jehovah.

Matthew 27:7

And having taken counsel, they bought with them the field of the potter for a burying-ground for strangers.

Matthew 27:10

and they gave them for the field of the potter, according as the Lord commanded me.

Numbers 31:16

Lo, these, through the counsel of Balaam, caused the children of Israel to commit sin against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague on the assembly of Jehovah.

2 Samuel 17:6

And Hushai came to Absalom, and Absalom spoke to him saying, Ahithophel has spoken after this manner: shall we carry out his word? If not, speak thou.

2 Samuel 17:11-14

But I counsel that all Israel be speedily gathered to thee, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person. And we shall come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falls on the ground; and of him and of all the men that are with him there shall not be left so much as one. And if he withdraw into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the torrent, until there be not one small stone found there.read more.
And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. And Jehovah had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, in order that Jehovah might bring evil upon Absalom.

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. And Jehovah had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, in order that Jehovah might bring evil upon Absalom.

1 Kings 12:6-8

And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, How do ye advise to return answer to this people? And they spoke to him saying, If this day thou wilt be a servant to this people, and wilt serve them and answer them and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever. But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.

1 Kings 12:8

But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.

1 Kings 12:9

And he said to them, What advice give ye that we may return answer to this people who have spoken to me saying, Lighten the yoke which thy father put upon us?

1 Kings 12:13

And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him;

1 Kings 12:28

And the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold. And he said to them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt!

2 Kings 6:8

And the king of Syria warred against Israel; and he took counsel with his servants, saying, In such and such a place shall be my camp.

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning thee at Jerusalem saying, There is a king in Judah! And now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Psalm 71:10

For mine enemies speak against me, and they that watch for my soul consult together,

Matthew 22:15

Then went the Pharisees and held a council how they might ensnare him in speaking.

Matthew 27:1

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

Matthew 28:12

And having assembled with the elders, and having taken counsel, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,

Job 21:16

Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked be far from me!

Job 22:18

Yet he filled their houses with good. But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

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