'Counsel' in the Bible
And he will stand before Eleazar the priest, who will seek counsel for him before the Lord by the decision of the Urim. At his command they will go out, and at his command they will come in, he and all the Israelites with him, the whole community."
Look, these people through the counsel of Balaam caused the Israelites to act treacherously against the Lord in the matter of Peor -- which resulted in the plague among the community of the Lord!
Some men from Manasseh joined David when he went with the Philistines to fight against Saul. (But in the end they did not help the Philistines because, after taking counsel, the Philistine lords sent David away, saying: "It would be disastrous for us if he deserts to his master Saul.")
Therefore let us enact a covenant with our God to send away all these women and their offspring, in keeping with your counsel, my lord, and that of those who respect the commandments of our God. And let it be done according to the law.
Everyone who did not come within three days would thereby forfeit all his property, in keeping with the counsel of the officials and the elders. Furthermore, he himself would be excluded from the assembly of the exiles.
He catches the wise in their own craftiness, and the counsel of the cunning is brought to a quick end.
"With God are wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his.
His vigorous steps are restricted, and his own counsel throws him down.
But their prosperity is not their own doing. The counsel of the wicked is far from me!
But it was he who filled their houses with good things -- yet the counsel of the wicked was far from me.
"Who is this who darkens counsel with words without knowledge?
you asked, 'Who is this who darkens counsel without knowledge?' But I have declared without understanding things too wonderful for me to know.
To learn wisdom and moral instruction, and to discern wise counsel.
Therefore they will eat from the fruit of their way, and they will be stuffed full of their own counsel.
He stores up effective counsel for the upright, and is like a shield for those who live with integrity,
for one who goes astray is an abomination to the Lord, but he reveals his intimate counsel to the upright.
Counsel and sound wisdom belong to me; I possess understanding and might.
A city is exalted by the blessing provided from the upright, but it is destroyed by the counsel of the wicked.
Leave the presence of a foolish person, or you will not understand wise counsel.
Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with abundant advisers they are established.
The delight of kings is righteous counsel, and they love the one who speaks uprightly.
One who acts wickedly pays attention to evil counsel; a liar listens to a malicious tongue.
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.
Counsel in a person's heart is like deep water, but an understanding person draws it out.
Plans are established by counsel, so make war with guidance.
There is no wisdom and there is no understanding, and there is no counsel against the Lord.
Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge,
Ointment and incense make the heart rejoice, likewise the sweetness of one's friend from sincere counsel.
who frustrates the omens of the empty talkers and humiliates the omen readers, who overturns the counsel of the wise men and makes their advice seem foolish,
Disaster after disaster will come, and one rumor after another. They will seek a vision from a prophet; priestly instruction will disappear, along with counsel from the elders.
Then Daniel spoke with prudent counsel to Arioch, who was in charge of the king's executioners and who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon.
In Christ we too have been claimed as God's own possession, since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will
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