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Their steps were firm, but now they stumble; they fall--victims of their own advice.
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The step of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down headlong.
Job 20:22 When he shall be filled, he shall be straitened, he shall burn, and every sorrow shall fall upon him.
Job 36:16 Therefore he shall set thee at large out of the narrow mouth, and which hath no foundation under it: and the rest of thy table shall be full of fatness.
Psalm 18:36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me; and my feet are not weakened.
Proverbs 4:12 Take hold on instruction, leave it not: keep it, because it is thy life.
Job 5:12,13 Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun: . . .
2 Samuel 15:31 And it was told David that Achitophel also was in the conspiracy with Absalom, and David said: Infatuate, O Lord, I beseech thee, the counsel of Achitophel.
2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom, and all the men of Israel said: The counsel of Chusai the Arachite is better than the counsel of Achitophel: and by the will of the Lord the profitable counsel of Achitophel was defeated, that the Lord might bring evil upon Absalom.
Psalm 33:10 The Lord bringeth to nought the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes.
Proverbs 1:30-32 Therefore they shall eat the fruit of their own way, and shall be filled with their own devices. . . .
Hosea 10:6 For itself also is carried into Assyria, a present to the avenging king: shame shall fall upon Ephraim, and Israel shall be confounded in his own will.
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written: I will catch the wise in their own craftiness.
ContextBildad: God Punishes the Wicked
…6The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and the lamp that is over him, shall be put out. 7The step of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down headlong.8For he hath thrust his feet into a net, and walketh in its meshes.…
Thy own mouth shall condemn thee, and not I: and thy own lips shall answer thee.
Take hold on instruction, leave it not: keep it, because it is thy life.
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