counsel

Deuteronomy 32:28“For they are a nation void of counsel, and there is no understanding in them.
Joshua 9:14So the men took some of their provisions, but did not ask counsel from the Lord .
Judges 19:30And all who saw it said, “Such a thing has never happened or been seen from the day that the people of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt until this day; consider it, take counsel, and speak.”
Judges 20:7Behold, you people of Israel, all of you, give your advice and counsel here.”
2 Samuel 15:31And it was told David, “Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom.” And David said, “O Lord , please turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.”
2 Samuel 15:34But if you return to the city and say to Absalom, ‘I will be your servant, O king; as I have been your father's servant in time past, so now I will be your servant,’ then you will defeat for me the counsel of Ahithophel.
2 Samuel 16:20Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, “Give your counsel. What shall we do?”
2 Samuel 16:23Now in those days the counsel that Ahithophel gave was as if one consulted the word of God; so was all the counsel of Ahithophel esteemed, both by David and by Absalom.
2 Samuel 16:23Now in those days the counsel that Ahithophel gave was as if one consulted the word of God; so was all the counsel of Ahithophel esteemed, both by David and by Absalom.
2 Samuel 17:7Then Hushai said to Absalom, “This time the counsel that Ahithophel has given is not good.”
2 Samuel 17:11But my counsel is that all Israel be gathered to you, from Dan to Beersheba, as the sand by the sea for multitude, and that you go to battle in person.
2 Samuel 17:14And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring harm upon Absalom.
2 Samuel 17:14And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring harm upon Absalom.
2 Samuel 17:14And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring harm upon Absalom.
2 Samuel 17:15Then Hushai said to Zadok and Abiathar the priests, “Thus and so did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel, and thus and so have I counseled.
2 Samuel 17:23When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and went off home to his own city. He set his house in order and hanged himself, and he died and was buried in the tomb of his father.
2 Samuel 20:18Then she said, “They used to say in former times, ‘Let them but ask counsel at Abel,’ and so they settled a matter.
1 Kings 12:6Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he was yet alive, saying, “How do you advise me to answer this people?”
1 Kings 12:8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
1 Kings 12:8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
1 Kings 12:13And the king answered the people harshly, and forsaking the counsel that the old men had given him,
1 Kings 12:14he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke. My father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions.”
1 Kings 12:28So the king took counsel and made two calves of gold. And he said to the people, “You have gone up to Jerusalem long enough. Behold your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.”
2 Kings 6:8Once when the king of Syria was warring against Israel, he took counsel with his servants, saying, “At such and such a place shall be my camp.”
1 Chronicles 12:19Some of the men of Manasseh deserted to David when he came with the Philistines for the battle against Saul. (Yet he did not help them, for the rulers of the Philistines took counsel and sent him away, saying, “At peril to our heads he will desert to his master Saul.”)
2 Chronicles 10:6Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he was yet alive, saying, “How do you advise me to answer this people?”
2 Chronicles 10:8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
2 Chronicles 10:8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
2 Chronicles 10:13And the king answered them harshly; and forsaking the counsel of the old men,
2 Chronicles 10:14King Rehoboam spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it. My father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions.”
2 Chronicles 20:21And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed those who were to sing to the Lord and praise him in holy attire, as they went before the army, and say, “Give thanks to the Lord , for his steadfast love endures forever.”
2 Chronicles 22:5He even followed their counsel and went with Jehoram the son of Ahab king of Israel to make war against Hazael king of Syria at Ramoth-gilead. And the Syrians wounded Joram,
2 Chronicles 25:16But as he was speaking, the king said to him, “Have we made you a royal counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?” So the prophet stopped, but said, “I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel.”
2 Chronicles 25:17Then Amaziah king of Judah took counsel and sent to Joash the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, “Come, let us look one another in the face.”
2 Chronicles 30:2For the king and his princes and all the assembly in Jerusalem had taken counsel to keep the Passover in the second month—
Ezra 10:3Therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all these wives and their children, according to the counsel of my lord and of those who tremble at the commandment of our God, and let it be done according to the Law.
Nehemiah 5:7I took counsel with myself, and I brought charges against the nobles and the officials. I said to them, “You are exacting interest, each from his brother.” And I held a great assembly against them
Nehemiah 6:7And you have also set up prophets to proclaim concerning you in Jerusalem, ‘There is a king in Judah.’ And now the king will hear of these reports. So now come and let us take counsel together.”
Job 12:13“With God are wisdom and might; he has counsel and understanding.
Job 21:16Behold, is not their prosperity in their hand? The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Job 22:18Yet he filled their houses with good things— but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Job 29:21“Men listened to me and waited and kept silence for my counsel.
Job 38:2“Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?
Job 42:3‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.
Psalms 1:1Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
Psalms 2:2The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying,
Psalms 13:2How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?
Psalms 16:7I bless the Lord who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me.
Psalms 32:8I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.
Psalms 33:10The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples.
Psalms 33:11The counsel of the Lord stands forever, the plans of his heart to all generations.
Psalms 55:14We used to take sweet counsel together; within God's house we walked in the throng.
Psalms 73:24You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.
Psalms 106:13But they soon forgot his works; they did not wait for his counsel.
Psalms 107:11for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High.
Proverbs 1:25because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof,
Proverbs 1:30would have none of my counsel and despised all my reproof,
Proverbs 8:14I have counsel and sound wisdom; I have insight; I have strength.
Proverbs 15:22Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
Proverbs 20:18Plans are established by counsel; by wise guidance wage war.
Proverbs 21:30No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the Lord .
Proverbs 22:20Have I not written for you thirty sayings of counsel and knowledge,
Proverbs 27:9Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
Isaiah 5:19who say: “Let him be quick, let him speed his work that we may see it; let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near, and let it come, that we may know it!”
Isaiah 8:10Take counsel together, but it will come to nothing; speak a word, but it will not stand, for God is with us.
Isaiah 11:2And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord .
Isaiah 16:3“Give counsel; grant justice; make your shade like night at the height of noon; shelter the outcasts; do not reveal the fugitive;
Isaiah 19:3and the spirit of the Egyptians within them will be emptied out, and I will confound their counsel; and they will inquire of the idols and the sorcerers, and the mediums and the necromancers;
Isaiah 19:11The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish; the wisest counselors of Pharaoh give stupid counsel. How can you say to Pharaoh, “I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?
Isaiah 28:29This also comes from the Lord of hosts; he is wonderful in counsel and excellent in wisdom.
Isaiah 29:15Ah, you who hide deep from the Lord your counsel, whose deeds are in the dark, and who say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”
Isaiah 40:13Who has measured the Spirit of the Lord , or what man shows him his counsel?
Isaiah 44:26who confirms the word of his servant and fulfills the counsel of his messengers, who says of Jerusalem, ‘She shall be inhabited,’ and of the cities of Judah, ‘They shall be built, and I will raise up their ruins’;
Isaiah 45:21Declare and present your case; let them take counsel together! Who told this long ago? Who declared it of old? Was it not I, the Lord ? And there is no other god besides me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none besides me.
Isaiah 46:10declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’
Isaiah 46:11calling a bird of prey from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country. I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed, and I will do it.
Jeremiah 18:18Then they said, “Come, let us make plots against Jeremiah, for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not pay attention to any of his words.”
Jeremiah 32:19great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the children of man, rewarding each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds.
Jeremiah 38:15Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “If I tell you, will you not surely put me to death? And if I give you counsel, you will not listen to me.”
Jeremiah 49:7Concerning Edom. Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Is wisdom no more in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom vanished?
Ezekiel 7:26Disaster comes upon disaster; rumor follows rumor. They seek a vision from the prophet, while the law perishes from the priest and counsel from the elders.
Ezekiel 11:2And he said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity and who give wicked counsel in this city;
Daniel 4:27Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you: break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed, that there may perhaps be a lengthening of your prosperity.”
Zechariah 6:13It is he who shall build the temple of the Lord and shall bear royal honor, and shall sit and rule on his throne. And there shall be a priest on his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.”’
Matthew 27:1When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death.
Matthew 27:7So they took counsel and bought with them the potter's field as a burial place for strangers.
Matthew 28:12And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers
Mark 3:6The Pharisees went out and immediately held counsel with the Herodians against him, how to destroy him.
Acts 20:27for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.
Ephesians 1:11In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,
Revelation 3:18I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, so that you may see.
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