And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.
Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.
So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof an hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.