Counsel - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Counsel

[ A-1,Noun,G1012, boule ]
See under ADVICE.

[ A-2,Noun,G4825, sumboulos ]
a councillor with," occurs in Romans 11:34.

[ B-1,Verb,G1011, bouleuo ]
"to take counsel, to resolve," is used in the Middle Voice in the NT, "took counsel" in Acts 5:33, AV (RV translates boulomai); both in Acts 27:39; in Luke 14:31, RV "take counsel" (AV, "consulteth"); in John 11:53, AV and RV (so the best mss.); John 12:10, RV, "took counsel," for AV, "consulted;" in 2 Corinthians 1:17 (twice), "purpose." See CONSULT, MINDED, PURPOSE.

[ B-2,Verb,G4823, sumbouleuo ]
in the Active Voice, "to advise, to counsel," John 18:14, "gave counsel;" in Revelation 3:18, "I counsel;" in the Middle Voice, "to take cousel, consult," Matthew 26:4, RV, "took counsel together," for AV, "consulted;" Acts 9:23, "took counsel" (RV adds "together"); in some mss. John 11:53. See CONSULT.

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