Bible verses about "counsel" | ERV

Romans 14:1

1 But him that is weak in faith receive ye, [yet] not to doubtful disputations

1 Kings 12:6-19

6 And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people 7 And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever 8 But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him 9 And he said unto them, What counsel give ye, that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke that thy father did put upon us lighter 10 And the young men that were grown up with him spake unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou say unto this people that spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou speak unto them, My little finger is thicker than my father’s loins 11 And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions 12 So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king bade, saying, Come to me again the third day 13 And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him 14 and spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions 15 So the king hearkened not unto the people; for it was a thing brought about of the LORD, that he might establish his word, which the LORD spake by the hand of Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat 16 And when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents 17 But as for the children of Israel which dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them 18 Then king Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the levy; and all Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. And king Rehoboam made speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem 19 So Israel rebelled against the house of David, unto this day

Proverbs 16:1-33

1 The preparations of the heart belong to man: but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes: but the LORD weigheth the spirits 3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established 4 The LORD hath made every thing for its own end: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil 5 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: [though] hand [join] in hand, he shall not be unpunished 6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil 7 When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him 8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice 9 A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps 10 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth shall not transgress in judgment 11 A just balance and scales are the LORD’S: all the weights of the bag are his work 12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness 13 Righteous lips are the delight or kings; and they love him that speaketh right 14 The wrath of a king is [as] messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it 15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain 16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver 17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul 18 Pride [goeth] before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall 19 Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the spoil with the proud 20 He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he 21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning 22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the correction of fools is [their] folly 23 The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips 24 Pleasant words are [as] an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones 25 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death 26 The appetite of the labouring man laboureth for him; for his mouth craveth it of him 27 A worthless man deviseth mischief: and in his lips there is as a scorching fire 28 A froward man scattereth abroad strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends 29 A man of violence enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him in a way that is not good 30 He that shutteth his eyes, [it is] to devise froward things: he that compresseth his lips bringeth evil to pass 31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, it shall be found in the way of righteousness 32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city 33 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD

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