Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart; so does earnest counsel from a man's friend.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
1 Kings 1:12
Now therefore come, please let me give you counsel, that you may save your own life, and the life of your son Solomon.
Behold, you children of Israel, all of you, give here your advice and counsel."
2 Samuel 20:18
Then she spoke, saying, "They were used to say in old times, 'They shall surely ask counsel at Abel;' and so they settled it.
Now 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 eunuch, the keeper of the women, advised. Esther obtained favor in the sight of all those who looked at her.
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.
My people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim to Gilgal, that you may know the righteous acts of Yahweh."
They took counsel, and bought the potter's field with them, to bury strangers in.
and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me."
Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against Yahweh in the matter of Peor, and so the plague was among the congregation of Yahweh.
2 Samuel 17:6
When Hushai was come to Absalom, Absalom spoke to him, saying, "Ahithophel has spoken like this. Shall we do what he says? If not, speak up."
2 Samuel 17:11-14
But I counsel that all Israel be gathered together to you, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that you go to battle in your own person. So shall we come on him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light on him as the dew falls on the ground; and of him and of all the men who are with him we will not leave so much as one. Moreover, if he be gone into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the river, until there isn't one small stone found there."
2 Samuel 17:14
Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For Yahweh had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring evil on Absalom.
1 Kings 12:6-8
King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, "What counsel do you give me to return answer to this people?" They spoke to him, saying, "If you will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."
1 Kings 12:8
But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him.
1 Kings 12:9
He said to them, "What counsel do you give, that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me, saying, 'Make the yoke that your father did put on us lighter?'"
1 Kings 12:13
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,
1 Kings 12:28
Whereupon 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. Look and see your gods, Israel, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt!"
2 Kings 6:8
Now the king of Syria was warring against Israel; and he took counsel with his servants, saying, "My camp will be in such and such a place."
You have also appointed prophets to preach of you at Jerusalem, saying, 'There is a king in Judah!' Now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together."
For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,
Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.
Now when morning had come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
When they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave a large amount of silver to the soldiers,
The Pharisees went out, and immediately conspired with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Yet he filled their houses with good things, but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.