Psalm 33:10
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New Living Translation
The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes.

King James Bible
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah frustrateth the counsel of the nations; he maketh the thoughts of the peoples of none effect.

World English Bible
Yahweh brings the counsel of the nations to nothing. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah made void the counsel of nations, He disallowed the thoughts of the peoples.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

33:10 The Lord - Thus he passes from the work of creation, to the works of providence, and from the instances of his power, in senseless and irrational creatures, to his power in over - ruling the thoughts and wills, and actions of men, whether single or united.

Psalm 33:10 Parallel Commentaries

A Knowledge of God
Many are the ways in which God is seeking to make Himself known to us and bring us into communion with Him. Nature speaks to our senses without ceasing. The open heart will be impressed with the love and glory of God as revealed through the works of His hands. The listening ear can hear and understand the communications of God through the things of nature. The green fields, the lofty trees, the buds and flowers, the passing cloud, the falling rain, the babbling brook, the glories of the heavens,
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ

The Principle of Life in the Creature.
"By His Spirit He hath garnished the heavens; His hand hath formed the crooked serpent."-- Job xxvi. 13. We have seen that the work of the Holy Spirit consists in leading all creation to its destiny, the final purpose of which is the glory of God. However, God's glory in creation appears in various degrees and ways. An insect and a star, the mildew on the wall and the cedar on Lebanon, a common laborer and a man like Augustine, are all the creatures of God; yet how dissimilar they are, and how varied
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

They all Hold Swords, Being Expert in War; Every Man Hath his Sword Upon his Thigh Because of Fear in the Night.
They all hold swords to engage in combat with the soul which, by a secret presumption, attributes to self what belongs to God only; and this causes them to exclaim with united voice; Who is like unto God? The Divine Righteousness is the first that comes to fight with and destroy the self-righteousness of the creature, and then comes strength to bring to naught the power of man, and causing him to enter by experience of his own infinite weakness into the strength of the Lord (Psalm lxxi. 16), teaches
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

The Creation
Q-7: WHAT ARE THE DECREES OF GOD? A: The decrees of God are his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby, for his own glory, he has foreordained whatsoever shall come to pass. I have already spoken something concerning the decrees of God under the attribute of his immutability. God is unchangeable in his essence, and he-is unchangeable in his decrees; his counsel shall stand. He decrees the issue of all things, and carries them on to their accomplishment by his providence; I
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Job 5:12
He frustrates the plans of schemers so the work of their hands will not succeed.

Psalm 2:1
Why are the nations so angry? Why do they waste their time with futile plans?

Psalm 146:4
When they breathe their last, they return to the earth, and all their plans die with them.

Proverbs 19:21
You can make many plans, but the LORD's purpose will prevail.

Isaiah 8:10
Call your councils of war, but they will be worthless. Develop your strategies, but they will not succeed. For God is with us!"

Isaiah 19:3
The Egyptians will lose heart, and I will confuse their plans. They will plead with their idols for wisdom and call on spirits, mediums, and those who consult the spirits of the dead.

Isaiah 44:25
I expose the false prophets as liars and make fools of fortune-tellers. I cause the wise to give bad advice, thus proving them to be fools.

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