Proverbs 21:30

“There is no wisedome, nor vnderstanding, nor counsell against the Lord.”

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Other Translations

[There is] no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
- King James Version

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wisdom and knowledge and wise suggestions are of no use against the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against Yahweh.
- World English Bible

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, Nor counsel, over-against Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 21

  • Will of my father
    A brawling woman is not a Godly woman. The man and the woman must yield to the leading of the Holy Ghost just as the bride of Christ (the chuch) to Him that your prayers be not hindered. Check out 1 Peter 3
  • Donna
    I'm shocked and sadden. Are these Christians responding here. You talk only about the nagging wife.-But there is a root to this fruit. "Why?" She is responding to something wrong. How she responds gets on the man's nerves, but there is something the man is lacking here. It is responsiblity. When she responds like this, it may make you want to be anywhere but there, but She has unmet needs. Love h
  • Benny
    Clay it's just saying who can mess with the creator? You can't touch his absolute superiority on all counts.
  • Cynthia
    In life there are so many enemies of destiny and talking about our plans most times gives them the edge to manipulate. It is better to talk your plans over to God than man. He will give you better direction. So, thank God for this word that came to me today as a reminder that I should talk less about my plans and depend on God to help achieve my plans. Also, I don t need to have an opinion in every matter that is brought around me. Sometimes, people capitalize on the word you say and use it against you. I have been in so many situations to know that most times having no opinion is better than be a smart aleck . So yes, He who keeps his mouth and tongue, keeps his soul from trouble.
  • BSP
    It is important that we keep our words in check and we can avoid a lot of problems if we think before we speak.
  • BSP
    Verse 30~ No matter how practical human wisdom may seem, if it is in opposition to the wisdom from Jehovah God it will ultimately result in foolishness.

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