Man's Counsel

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Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come, let's make up a plot against Jeremiah. After all, the priest's instruction, the wise man's counsel, and the prophet's message won't be destroyed. So let's verbally attack him. Pay no attention to anything he says!"

1 Kings 1:12

If you listen to me, you'll save your life and the life of your son Solomon.

Judges 20:7

So look, all you Israelis! Speak up and give us your advice!"

2 Samuel 20:18

So she said, "In days past, people used to settle a dispute by saying "Let's ask for advice at Abel!'

Esther 2:15

Now Esther was the daughter of Abihail, who had been Mordecai's uncle. Mordecai had taken Esther in as his own daughter. When her turn came to go in to the king, she did not want anything except what Hegai, the king's eunuch in charge of the harem, advised. Esther found favor with everyone who saw her.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, your majesty, may my advice be acceptable to you: Stop your sinning, do what's right, and put a stop to your wickedness by showing kindness to the oppressed. Perhaps your tranquility will continue."

Micah 6:5

"My people, recall how king Balak of Moab deliberated, and how Beor's son Balaam counseled him from Shittim to Gilgal, so that you may know the righteousness of the LORD."

Matthew 27:7

So they decided to use the money to buy the Potter's Field as a burial ground for foreigners.

Matthew 27:10

and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me."

Numbers 31:16

"Look! These women were the same ones who were counseled by Balaam to cause the Israelis to commit a grievous sin against the LORD at Peor. As a result, that plague infected the LORD's community.

2 Samuel 17:6

When Hushai approached Absalom, Absalom asked him, "Here's what Ahithophel had to advise. Should we do what he says? Or if not, say so!"

2 Samuel 17:11-14

So here's my advice: Muster everybody from one end of the country to the other! You'll have an army in number like the sand on the seashore! Then you'll go into battle! We'll go find David wherever he's hiding. We'll fall on him like dew on the ground! We'll kill him and all of his men, and we won't leave even one man alive! If he escapes into a city, we'll bring ropes to that city and tear it down! We won't leave a single stone left in the valley!"read more.
Absalom and all of the Israelis replied, "The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than Ahithophel's!"

2 Samuel 17:14

Absalom and all of the Israelis replied, "The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than Ahithophel's!"

1 Kings 12:6-8

while King Rehoboam conferred with his advisors who had worked for his father Solomon during his administration. He asked them, "What is your advice as to how I should respond to these people?" They advised him, "If today you are a servant, you will serve this people by answering them and speaking kindly to them. Then they will serve you forever." But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him.

1 Kings 12:8

But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him.

1 Kings 12:9

As a result, he asked them, "What's your advice so that we can give an answer to these people who have asked me, "Please lighten the burden that your father put on us.'?"

1 Kings 12:13

But the king gave the people a harsh response, because he was ignoring the counsel that his elders had given him.

1 Kings 12:28

So the king sought some advice and then built two golden calves and announced, "It's too difficult for you to travel to Jerusalem. So here are your gods, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!"

2 Kings 6:8

Eventually the king of Aram went to war against Israel, taking counsel with his advisors and concluding, "In such and such a place I'll build my encampment."

Nehemiah 6:7

It is reported among the nations and Gashmu confirms this that you and the Jews are planning a revolt, and that you're rebuilding the wall in order to declare yourself king. According to these reports, you also have appointed prophets to proclaim about you in Jerusalem, "There is a king in Judah!" Since these words are being reported to the king, come and let's meet together.

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies talk against me; those who seek to kill me plot together

Psalm 2:2

As the kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers conspire together against the LORD and his anointed one, they say,

Matthew 27:1

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death.

Matthew 28:12

So they met with the elders and agreed on a plan to give the soldiers a large amount of money.

Job 21:16

Behold! Their prosperity isn't in their control! The counsel of the wicked will remain far from me."

Job 22:18

"Though God fills their houses with good things, the counsel of the wicked will remain far from me.

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