Proverbs 15:22
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New American Standard Bible
Without consultation, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they succeed.

King James Bible
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellers they are established.

Darby Bible Translation
Without counsel purposes are disappointed; but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

World English Bible
Where there is no counsel, plans fail; but in a multitude of counselors they are established.

Young's Literal Translation
Without counsel is the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Counsellors - The Hebrew word, used almost as an official title 1 Chronicles 27:32; Isaiah 1:26; Isaiah 19:11, brings before us the picture of the council-chamber of Eastern countries, arranged for a solemn conference of the wise.

Proverbs 15:22 Parallel Commentaries

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God, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction,"
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
To Rechared, King of the Visigoths [82] . Gregory to Rechared, &c. I cannot express in words, most excellent son, how much I am delighted with thy work and thy life. For on hearing of the power of a new miracle in our days, to wit that the whole nation of the Goths has through thy Excellency been brought over from the error of Arian heresy to the firmness of a right faith, one is disposed to exclaim with the prophet, This is the change wrought by the right hand of the Most High (Ps. lxxvi. 11 [83]
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 1:12
"So now come, please let me give you counsel and save your life and the life of your son Solomon.

Proverbs 11:14
Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Proverbs 15:21
Folly is joy to him who lacks sense, But a man of understanding walks straight.

Proverbs 15:23
A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!

Proverbs 20:18
Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.

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