Word Summary
boulē: counsel
Original Word: βουλή
Transliteration: boulē
Phonetic Spelling: (boo-lay')
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: counsel
Meaning: counsel
Strong's Concordance
advise, counsel.

From boulomai; volition, i.e. (objectively) advice, or (by implication) purpose -- + advise, counsel, will.

see GREEK boulomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1012: βουλή

βουλή, βουλῆς, (βούλομαι), from Homer down; often in the Sept. for עֵצָה; counsel, purpose: Luke 23:51 (where distinguished from πρᾶξις); Acts 5:38; Acts 27:12 (see τίθημι, 1 a.), 42; plural 1 Corinthians 4:5; βουλή τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 13:36; especially of the purpose of God respecting the salvation of men through Christ: Luke 7:30; Acts 2:23; Acts 4:28; (Hebrews 6:17); πᾶσαν τήν βουλήν τοῦ Θεοῦ all the contents of the divine plan, Acts 20:27; βουλή τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ the counsel of his will, Ephesians 1:11.