Man's Counsel

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Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us plan plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will not be lost from [the] priest, nor advice from [the] wise man, nor [the] word from [the] prophet. Come and {let us bring charges against him}, and let us not listen attentively to any of his words."

1 Kings 1:12

So then, come, let me advise you please, {that you may save} your life and the life of your son, Solomon.

Judges 20:7

Look, all you {Israelites}! {Make your decision} and advice here."

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she said, "In former times, {they would always say}, 'By all means, let them inquire in Abel,' and so they settled things.

Esther 2:15

When the turn came near for Esther daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken [her] as a daughter, to go to the king, she did not ask anything except what Hegai the eunuch of the king who was in charge of the women, advised. And Esther carried favor in the eyes of everyone that saw her.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

Micah 6:5

O my people, remember what Balak the king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, and [what happened from] Shittim to Gilgal, so that you might know the righteous acts of Yahweh."

Matthew 27:7

And [after] taking counsel, they purchased {with} them the Potter's Field, for a burial place for strangers.

Matthew 27:10

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

Numbers 31:16

Behold, these women {caused} the {Israelites}, by the word of Balaam, to be in apostasy against Yahweh in the matter of Peor, so that the plague was among the community of Yahweh.

2 Samuel 17:6

So Hushai came to Absalom, who said to him, "Shall we do according to this word [that] Ahithophel has spoken? If not, then you tell [us]."

2 Samuel 17:11-14

I give the advice that all of Israel from Dan to Beersheba should be completely gathered to you, as the sand which [is] on the seashore for abundance, with {you personally} going into the battle. Then we will come to him in one of the places where he may be found, and we shall come upon him as the dew falls on the ground. He and all the men who are with him will not survive, [not] even one! [Even] if he withdraws to a city, all Israel will bring up ropes to that city, and they will drag him away to the valley until there [is] not even a pebble to be found."read more.
Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The advice of Hushai the Arkite [is] better than the advice of Ahithophel." (Now Yahweh had ordained to frustrate the good counsel of Ahithophel in order for Yahweh to bring misery upon Absalom).

2 Samuel 17:14

Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The advice of Hushai the Arkite [is] better than the advice of Ahithophel." (Now Yahweh had ordained to frustrate the good counsel of Ahithophel in order for Yahweh to bring misery upon Absalom).

1 Kings 12:6-8

Then King Rehoboam consulted with the old men who had been {serving} before Solomon his father when he was alive, saying, "How [are] you advising [me] {to answer this people}?" They said to him, "If you will be a servant today to this people, then you will serve them; and if you answer them and speak good words to them, they will always be your servants." But he rejected the advice of the old men, which they gave him, and he consulted with the youngsters who had grown up with him, who were {serving} before him.

1 Kings 12:8

But he rejected the advice of the old men, which they gave him, and he consulted with the youngsters who had grown up with him, who were {serving} before him.

1 Kings 12:9

He said to them, "What [are] you advising that we should reply to this people who spoke to me by saying, 'Lighten the yoke your father put on us.'"

1 Kings 12:13

Then the king answered all the people harshly, [as] he had rejected the advice of the old men that they had offered.

1 Kings 12:28

And the king had decided, so he made two golden calves and he said to them, "{You have been going up to Jerusalem long enough}; here are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."

2 Kings 6:8

The king of Aram was fighting with Israel, so he consulted with his officers, saying, "My camp is {at such and such a place}."

Nehemiah 6:7

You have also set up prophets to proclaim in Jerusalem concerning you, saying, '[There is] a king in Judah.' And now it will be proclaimed to the king according to these words. Now, come and we will plan together."

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies talk concerning me, and those who watch for my life conspire together,

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went {and consulted} so that they could entrap him with a statement.

Matthew 27:1

Now [when it] was early morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus in order to put him to death.

Matthew 28:12

And [after they] had assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a rather large sum of money to the soldiers,

Mark 3:6

And the Pharisees went out immediately with the Herodians {and began to conspire} against him with regard to how they could destroy him.

Job 21:16

Look, their prosperity [is] not in their hands; the schemes of [the] wicked are repugnant to me.

Job 22:18

Yet he himself filled up their houses [with] good [things], but [the] schemes of [the] wicked are repugnant to me.

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