Treasury of Scripture
But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.
2 Chronicles 25:15,16 Why the anger of the LORD was kindled against Amaziah, and he sent to him a prophet, which said to him...
2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel...
Proverbs 1:25 But you have set at nothing all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.
Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover on an obedient ear.
Ecclesiastes 10:2,3,16 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left...
the young men It was a custom in different countries to educate with the heir to the throne, young noblemen of nearly the same age. This, as Calmet observes, answered two great and important ends:
1. It excited the prince to emulation; that he might, as far as possible, surpass in all many exercises, and in all acts of prudence and virtue, those whom one day he was to surpass in the elevation and dignity of his station.
2. That he might acquire a correct knowledge of the disposition and views of those who were likely to be, under him, the highest officers of the state, and consequently know the better how to trust and employ them.
Strong's ConcordanceBut he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.
Topical BibleAdvice Aged Attention Consulted Consulteth Counsel Counselled Elders Forsaketh Forsook Generation Grew Grown Lads Opinion Rejected Served Serving Standing Stood Waiting
2 Chronicles Chapter 10 Verse 8
Alphabetical: advice and But consulted counsel elders forsook gave given grew grown had he him men of Rehoboam rejected served serving the they up were which who with young
OT History: 2 Chronicles 10:8 But he forsook the counsel (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)