Verses with the word counsels in the Apocrypha (11 verses):
2 Esdras 1:7
Am not I even he that brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage? but they have provoked me unto wrath, and despised my counsels.
2 Esdras 2:1
Thus saith the Lord, I brought this people out of bondage, and I gave them my commandments by menservants the prophets; whom they would not hear, but despised my counsels.
Bless the Lord thy God always, and desire of him that thy ways may be directed, and that all thy paths and counsels may prosper: for every nation hath not counsel; but the Lord himself giveth all good things, and he humbleth whom he will, as he will; now therefore, my son, remember my commandments, neither let them be put out of thy mind.
Do not bind the counsels of the Lord our God: for God is not as man, that he may be threatened; neither is he as the son of man, that he should be wavering.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:9
For inquisition shall be made into the counsels of the ungodly: and the sound of his words shall come unto the Lord for the manifestation of his wicked deeds.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:3
For power is given you of the Lord, and sovereignty from the Highest, who shall try your works, and search out your counsels.
To whom hath the root of wisdom been revealed? or who hath known her wise counsels?
O Lord, Father and Governor of all my whole life, leave me not to their counsels, and let me not fall by them.
For her thoughts are more than the sea, and her counsels profounder than the great deep.
Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent are their instructions:
1 Maccabees 11:8
King Ptolemee therefore, having gotten the dominion of the cities by the sea unto Seleucia upon the sea coast, imagined wicked counsels against Alexander.