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He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.
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Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun:
Job 12:16,17 With him is strength and wisdom: he knoweth both the deceivers, and him that is deceived. . . .
Nehemiah 4:15 And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that the thing had been told us, that God defeated their counsel. And we returned all of us to the walls, every man to his work.
Psalm 33:10,11 The Lord bringeth to nought the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes. . . .
Psalm 37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken in pieces; but the Lord strengtheneth the just.
Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom, there is no prudence, there is no counsel against the Lord.
Isaiah 8:10 Take counsel together, and it shall be defeated: speak a word, and it shall not be done: because God is with us.
Isaiah 19:3 And the spirit of Egypt shall be broken in the bowels thereof, and I will cast down their counsel: and they shall consult their idols, and their diviners, and their wizards, and soothsayers.
Psalm 21:11 For they have intended evils against thee: they have devised counsels which they have not been able to establish.
Isaiah 37:36 And the angel of the Lord went out and slew in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And they arose in the morning, and behold they were all dead corpses.
Acts 12:11 And Peter coming to himself, said: Now I know in very deed that the Lord hath sent his angel and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews.
Acts 23:12-22 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul. . . .
ContextEliphaz Continues: God Blesses those who Seek Him
…11Who setteth up the humble on high, and comforteth with health those that mourn. 12Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun:13Who catcheth the wise in their craftiness, and disappointeth the counsel of the wicked:…
For thy iniquity hath taught thy mouth, and thou imitatest the tongue of blasphemers.
The Lord bringeth to nought the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes.
Take counsel together, and it shall be defeated: speak a word, and it shall not be done: because God is with us.
That make void the tokens of diviners, and make the soothsayers mad. That turn the wise backward, and that make their knowledge foolish.
How do you say: We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us? Indeed the lying pens of the scribes hath wrought falsehood.
They have sent thee out even to the border: all the men of thy confederacy have deceived thee: the men of thy peace have prevailed against thee: they that eat with thee shall lay snares under thee: there is no wisdom in him.
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