Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 20:18 in English Standard Version "Plans are established by counsel; by wise guidance wage war." Pr 11:14 Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety. Pr 15:22 Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed. Pr 24:6 for by wise guidance you can wage your war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory. Lu 14:31 Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?