an adviser ( Proverbs 11:14 ; 15:22 ), a king's state counsellor ( 2 Samuel 15:12 ). Used once of the Messiah ( Isaiah 9:6 ). In Mark 15:43 , Luke 23:50 , the word probably means a member of the Jewish Sanhedrim.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Counsellor". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".