81 Bible Verses about Plans

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Jeremiah 18:11

"So now then, say, please, to the {people} of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, {saying}, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Look, I [am] preparing evil against you, and [I am] planning a plan against you. Please turn back, each one from his evil way, and walk rightly [in] your ways and your deeds." '

Numbers 33:55-56

But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from your presence, then it will happen that whomever you let remain of them will be like irritants in your eyes and like thorns in your sides; they will be your enemies in the land in which you live. And just as I planned to do [to] them, I will do to you.'"

2 Kings 19:25-26

Have you not heard? From long ago I have determined it, from the days of old I have planned it, and now I am bringing it to pass. It shall be turned into a pile of rocks; fortified cities are ruined. Their inhabitants, short of hand, shall be dismayed; and they shall be ashamed. They have become green plants of the open field, and tender grass, green grass of the roof and blight before the standing grain.

Job 23:14-16

For he will carry out {what he appoints for me}, and many [things] like these [are] with him Therefore, I am horrified because of his presence; [when] I consider, I tremble because of him. Indeed, God has made my heart faint, and Shaddai has terrified me.

Isaiah 25:1-2

Yahweh, you [are] my God; I will exalt you. I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans {of old}, [in] faithfulness, trustworthiness. For you have {made} [the] city heap, [the] fortified city a ruin, [the] palace of foreigners {is no longer} a city; it will {never} be rebuilt.

Isaiah 37:26-27

Have you not heard from {a long time ago}? I have made it from days of primeval time, and I formed it. Now I have brought it [about], and it is for fortified cities to collapse into heaps of destroyed stones. And their inhabitants [are] {weak}; they are dismayed, and they are ashamed; they have become [like] plants of [the] field, and [like] greens of grass, [like] grass on [the] roofs and a cultivated field {before} the standing grain.

Jeremiah 26:3

Perhaps they will listen and turn back each from his evil way, and I will relent of the disaster that I [am] planning to do to them because of their evil deeds.

Lamentations 2:17

Yahweh has done what he has planned; he has fulfilled his promise that he ordained from the days of old; he has demolished and not shown mercy; he has made an enemy rejoice over you, he has exalted the {might} of your foes.

Micah 2:3

Therefore, thus says Yahweh: Look! I am planning disaster against this family from which you will not be able to remove your necks. You will not walk proudly, for it [is] a time of disaster.

Isaiah 14:24-27

Yahweh of hosts has sworn, saying, "{Surely} just as I have intended, so it shall be. And just as I have planned, it shall stand: to break Assyria in my land, and I will trample him down on my mountains; and he shall remove his yoke from them, and he shall remove his burden from his shoulders." This [is] the plan that is planned concerning all of the earth; and this [is] the hand that is stretched out over all of the nations.read more.
For Yahweh of hosts has planned, and who will frustrate [it]? And his hand [is] stretched out, and who will turn it back?

Isaiah 19:12

Where [are] your sages then? Now, let them tell you, and let them know what Yahweh of hosts has planned against Egypt.

Isaiah 23:8-9

Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants [were] princes, her traders [the] honored ones of [the] earth? Yahweh of hosts has planned it: to defile [the] pride of all glory, to humble all [the] honored ones of [the] earth.

Jeremiah 49:20

{Therefore} hear the plan of Yahweh that he has planned against Edom, and his plans that he has planned against the inhabitants of Teman. {Surely} they will drag them away, the little [ones] of the flock. {Surely} he will cause to be desolated over them their grazing place.

Jeremiah 50:45

{Therefore} hear the plan of Yahweh that he has planned against Babylon, and his plans that he has planned against the land of [the] Chaldeans. {Surely} they will drag them away, the little [ones] of the flock. {Surely} he will cause [their] grazing place to be desolate over them.

Micah 4:11-13

And now, many nations are gathered against you who are saying, 'Let her be defiled, and let our eyes gaze upon Zion.' But they do not know the thoughts of Yahweh, and they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them as sheaves to his threshing floor. Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

Psalm 40:5

Many things, O Yahweh my God, you have done-- your wonderful deeds and your thoughts toward us. There is none to compare with you. If I [tried to] proclaim and tell [of them], they would be too numerous to count.

Hebrews 11:40

[because] God had provided something better for us, so that they would not be made perfect without us.

Exodus 26:30-37

And you will erect the tabernacle according to its plan, which you have been shown on the mountain. "And you will make a curtain of blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen, [the] work of a skilled craftsman; he will make it [with] cherubim. And you will put it on four acacia pillars overlaid with gold [with] their gold hooks on four silver bases.read more.
And you will put the curtain under the clasps, and you will bring the ark of the testimony there inside the curtain, and the curtain will separate for you between the holy and the {most holy place}. And you will put the atonement cover on the ark of the testimony in the {most holy place}. And you will place the table outside the curtain and the lampstand opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle, and you will put the table on the north side. "And you will make for the entrance of the tent a screen of blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen, [the] work of an embroiderer. And you will make for the screen five acacia pillars, and you will overlay them with gold [with] their gold hooks, and you will cast for them five bronze bases.

1 Chronicles 28:11-12

Then David gave to Solomon his son the plan of the vestibule and of its houses, its treasuries, its upper rooms, its inner chambers, and of the house of the lid of the ark, and the plan of all {that he had in mind} for the courtyards of the house of Yahweh and for all the surrounding storage rooms, the treasuries of the house of God, and the treasuries for sanctified objects,

Ezekiel 43:10-11

You, son of man, describe [to] the house of Israel the temple and let them be ashamed of their iniquities and let them measure the pattern. And if they are ashamed of all that they did, [then] the plan of the temple and its arrangement and its exits and its entrances and all of its plans and all of its statutes. And all of its plans and all of its laws make known [to] them and write [them] before their eyes, so that they may remember all of its plans and all of its statutes, so that they do them!

Exodus 26:30

And you will erect the tabernacle according to its plan, which you have been shown on the mountain.

Jeremiah 49:20-21

{Therefore} hear the plan of Yahweh that he has planned against Edom, and his plans that he has planned against the inhabitants of Teman. {Surely} they will drag them away, the little [ones] of the flock. {Surely} he will cause to be desolated over them their grazing place. The earth will quake from the sound of their falling. A cry of distress! Their voice will be heard at {the Red Sea}.

Isaiah 5:18-19

Ah! Those who drag iniquity along with the cords of falsehood and sin as with rope of the cart, those who say, "Let him make haste; let him hurry his work so that we may see it and let it draw near and let the plan of the holy one of Israel come so that we may know [it]!"

Isaiah 46:11

who calls a bird of prey from [the] east, the man of his plan from a country from afar. Indeed I have spoken; indeed I will bring it [to being]. I have formed [it]; indeed I will do it.

Jeremiah 36:3

Perhaps [when] the house of Judah hears all the disasters that I [am] planning to do to them, then they may turn back each one from his evil way, and I will forgive their guilt and their sin."

Jeremiah 18:5-10

And the word of Yahweh came to me, {saying}, "Like this potter, am I not able to do to you, O house of Israel?" {declares} Yahweh. "Look, like the clay in the hand of the potter, so [are] you in my hand, O house of Israel. One moment I speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom, to uproot, and to tear down, and to destroy [it].read more.
But [if] that nation turns back from its evil that I have threatened against it, then I will relent concerning the disaster that I planned to do to it. And the [next] moment I speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom, to build, and to plant [it]. But [if] it does evil in my sight, to not listen to my voice, then I will relent concerning the good that I said I would do [to] it.

Jonah 3:10

And God saw their deeds--that they turned from their evil ways--and God changed his mind about the evil that he had said [he would] bring upon them, and he did not do [it].

Psalm 64:5-6

They encourage themselves [in the] evil matter. They talk of secretly laying snares. They say, "Who will see them?" {They carefully plot} injustices [saying], "We have perfected {the perfect plot}!" Both [the] {inner thought} and heart of man [are] deep.

2 Samuel 17:1-4

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose twelve thousand men, and I will set out and pursue after David {tonight}. I will come upon him while he [is] weary and {weak}. I will startle him, and all of the people who [are] with him will flee. Then I will strike down the king [while] he [is] alone. Then I will return all the people to you; when all have returned, the man whom you [are] seeking [will be dead], but all the people will be safe."read more.
The word [was] right in the eyes of Absalom and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.

2 Kings 16:10-11

So King Ahaz went to meet Tiglath-Pileser the king of Assyria [in] Damascus, and he saw the altar which [was] in Damascus, so King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest the builder's plan of the altar and the {exact model of how it had been made}. So Uriah the priest built the altar according to all that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus; thus Uriah the priest did before King Ahaz came from Damascus.

Proverbs 14:22

Have they not erred, those who plan evil? But loyalty and faithfulness [belong to] those who plan good.

Proverbs 30:32

If you have been foolish by exalting yourself, and if you have devised evil, [put your] hand to [your] mouth.

Jeremiah 18:12

But they will say, '[It is] hopeless, for we will go after our [own] plans, and each one of us will act [according to] the stubbornness of his evil heart.'

Micah 2:1

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.

Matthew 28:12-13

And [after they] had assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a rather large sum of money to the soldiers, telling [them], "Say 'His disciples came during the night [and] stole him [while] we were sleeping.'

1 Chronicles 28:2

And King David rose to his feet and said, "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. {I myself wanted} to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build.

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame [the] plan of [the] poor, because Yahweh [is] his refuge.

Isaiah 32:8

But [the] nobleman plans noble things, and he stands upon noble things.

Romans 1:13

Now I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, that often I intended to come to you, and was prevented until now, in order that I might have some fruit among you also, just as also among the rest of the Gentiles.

Romans 15:24

whenever I travel to Spain. For I hope [while I] am passing through to see you and to be sent on my way by you, whenever I have first enjoyed your [company] for a while.

2 Corinthians 1:15-17

And with this confidence, I was wanting to come to you previously, in order that you may have a second proof of my goodwill, and through you to go to Macedonia, and to come to you again from Macedonia, and to be sent on my way by you to Judea. Therefore, [when I] was wanting [to do] this, perhaps then was I making use of vacillation? Or was I deciding what I was deciding according to the flesh, in order that with me my "yes" may be "yes" and my "no" [may be] "no" [at the same time]?

Ezra 4:4-5

Then the people of the land discouraged {the people of Judah} and made them afraid to build and bribed officials against them to frustrate their plan for all the days of Cyrus king of Persia until the reign of Darius king of Persia.

1 Samuel 18:25

Then Saul said, "This [is] what you must say to David: '{The king desires no bride price} except for a hundred foreskins of [the] Philistines, to avenge himself on the enemies of the king.'" (Now Saul had planned to allow David to fall by the hand of [the] Philistines.)

1 Samuel 23:10

And David said, "O Yahweh, God of Israel, your servant has clearly heard that Saul [is] seeking to come to Keilah to destroy the city because of me.

Jeremiah 49:30

Flee! Wander far away! {Get down low}! O inhabitants of Hazor," {declares} Yahweh. "For Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, has planned a plan against you. And he has schemed a scheme against you.

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."

Matthew 22:15

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

John 12:10-11

So the chief priests decided that they would kill Lazarus also, because on account of him many of the Jews were going and believing in Jesus.

Acts 9:23-24

And when many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted to do away with him. But their plot became known to Saul, and they were also watching the gates both day and night so that they could do away with him.

Acts 27:42-43

Now the plan of the soldiers was that they would kill the prisoners lest any escape [by] swimming away, but the centurion, [because he] wanted to save Paul, prevented them {from doing what they intended}, and gave orders [that] those who were able to swim should jump in first to get to the land,

James 4:13-15

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there, and carry on business and make a profit," you who do not know {what will happen tomorrow}, {what your life will be like}. For you are a smoky vapor that appears for a short time and then disappears. Instead you should say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that."

Psalm 33:10

Yahweh brings to nothing [the] plan of nations; he frustrates [the] intents of peoples.

Psalm 20:4

May he give to you {your heart's desire}, and your every plan may he fulfill. Selah

Psalm 140:8

Do not grant, O Yahweh, [the] desires of [the] wicked. Do not allow [them] to attain their plan, lest they be exalted. Selah

Proverbs 16:1-3

To mortals [belong] the plans of the heart, but from Yahweh [comes] the answer of the tongue. All the ways of a man [are] pure in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the spirit. Commit your work to Yahweh, and your plans will be established.

Isaiah 8:10

{Make a plan}, but it will be frustrated! Speak a word, but it will not stand, for God is with us!

Isaiah 19:3

And the spirit of {the Egyptians} will be disturbed in his midst, and I will {confuse} his plans, and they will consult the idols and the spirits of the dead, and the ghosts and the spiritists.

Jeremiah 19:7

And I will lay waste the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will bring them to ruin by the sword {before} their enemies, and by the hand of those who seek their life, and I will give their dead bodies as food to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth.

Topics on Plans

Plans For A New Temple

Ezekiel 40:31

And its porticos [were] to the outer courtyard, and palm tree images [were] on its pilasters, and eight steps [were for] its stairs.

Plans Of Men

James 4:13-15

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there, and carry on business and make a profit,"

Presumptuous Plans

Exodus 21:14

But if a man schemes against his neighbor to kill him by treachery, you will take him from my altar to die.

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