Man's Counsel

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Jeremiah 18:18

Then certain ones said, “Come, let’s make plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let’s denounce him and pay no attention to all his words.”

1 Kings 1:12

Now please come and let me advise you. Save your life and the life of your son Solomon.

Judges 20:7

Look, all of you are Israelites. Give your judgment and verdict here and now.”

2 Samuel 20:18

She said, “In the past they used to say, ‘Seek counsel in Abel,’ and that’s how they settled disputes.

Esther 2:15

Esther was the daughter of Abihail, the uncle of Mordecai who had adopted her as his own daughter. When her turn came to go to the king, she did not ask for anything except what Hegai, the king’s trusted official in charge of the harem, suggested. Esther won approval in the sight of everyone who saw her.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Micah 6:5

My people,
remember what Balak king of Moab proposed,
what Balaam son of Beor answered him,
and what happened from the Acacia Grove to Gilgal
so that you may acknowledge
the Lord’s righteous acts.

Matthew 27:7

So they conferred together and bought the potter’s field with it as a burial place for foreigners.

Matthew 27:10

and they gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord directed me.

Numbers 31:16

“Yet they are the ones who, at Balaam’s advice, incited the Israelites to unfaithfulness against the Lord in the Peor incident, so that the plague came against the Lord’s community.

2 Samuel 17:6

So Hushai came to Absalom, and Absalom told him: “Ahithophel offered this proposal. Should we carry out his proposal? If not, what do you say?”

2 Samuel 17:11-14

Instead, I advise that all Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba—as numerous as the sand by the sea—be gathered to you and that you personally go into battle. Then we will attack David wherever we find him, and we will descend on him like dew on the ground. Not even one will be left of all the men with him. If he retreats to some city, all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag its stones into the valley until not even a pebble can be found there.” read more.
Since the Lord had decreed that Ahithophel’s good advice be undermined in order to bring about Absalom’s ruin, Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than Ahithophel’s advice.”

2 Samuel 17:14

Since the Lord had decreed that Ahithophel’s good advice be undermined in order to bring about Absalom’s ruin, Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than Ahithophel’s advice.”

1 Kings 12:6-8

Then King Rehoboam consulted with the elders who had served his father Solomon when he was alive, asking, “How do you advise me to respond to these people?” They replied, “Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever.” But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.

1 Kings 12:8

But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.

1 Kings 12:9

He asked them, “What message do you advise that we send back to these people who said to me, ‘Lighten the yoke your father put on us’?”

1 Kings 12:13

Then the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice the elders had given him

1 Kings 12:28

So the king sought advice.Then he made two golden calves, and he said to the people, “Going to Jerusalem is too difficult for you. Israel, here is your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.”

2 Kings 6:8

When the king of Aram was waging war against Israel, he conferred with his servants, “My camp will be at such and such a place.”

Nehemiah 6:7

and have even set up the prophets in Jerusalem to proclaim on your behalf: “There is a king in Judah.” These rumors will be heard by the king. So come, let’s confer together.

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies talk about me,
and those who spy on me plot together,

Matthew 27:1

When daybreak came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death.

Matthew 28:12

After the priests had assembled with the elders and agreed on a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money

Job 21:16

But their prosperity is not of their own doing.
The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

Job 22:18

But it was He who filled their houses with good things.
The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

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