Amos 3:7
New International Version
Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.

New Living Translation
Indeed, the Sovereign LORD never does anything until he reveals his plans to his servants the prophets.

English Standard Version
“For the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

Berean Study Bible
Surely the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing His plan to His servants the prophets.

King James Bible
Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.

New King James Version
Surely the Lord GOD does nothing, Unless He reveals His secret to His servants the prophets.

New American Standard Bible
Certainly the Lord GOD does nothing Unless He reveals His secret plan To His servants the prophets.

NASB 1995
Surely the Lord GOD does nothing Unless He reveals His secret counsel To His servants the prophets.

NASB 1977
Surely the Lord GOD does nothing Unless He reveals His secret counsel To His servants the prophets.

Amplified Bible
Surely the Lord GOD does nothing Without revealing His secret plan [of the judgment to come] To His servants the prophets.

Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing his counsel to his servants the prophets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing His counsel to His servants the prophets.

American Standard Version
Surely the Lord Jehovah will do nothing, except he reveal his secret unto his servants the prophets.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because The Lord of Lords does nothing unless he reveals his secret to his Servants the Prophets

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the Lord God will do nothing, without revealing instruction to his servants the prophets.

Contemporary English Version
Whatever the LORD God plans to do, he tells his servants, the prophets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

English Revised Version
Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.

Good News Translation
The Sovereign LORD never does anything without revealing his plan to his servants, the prophets.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Certainly, the Almighty LORD doesn't do anything unless he [first] reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

International Standard Version
"Truly the Lord GOD will do nothing he has mentioned without revealing his purposes to his servants the prophets.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Lord GOD will do nothing, But He revealeth His counsel unto His servants the prophets.

Literal Standard Version
For Lord YHWH does nothing, "" Except He has revealed His counsel to His servants the prophets.

NET Bible
Certainly the sovereign LORD does nothing without first revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.

New Heart English Bible
Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, unless he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

World English Bible
Surely the Lord Yahweh will do nothing, unless he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

Young's Literal Translation
For the Lord Jehovah doth nothing, Except He hath revealed His counsel unto His servants the prophets.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Witnesses Against Israel
6If a ram’s horn sounds in a city, do the people not tremble? If calamity comes to a city, has not the LORD caused it? 7Surely the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing His plan to His servants the prophets. 8The lion has roared—who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken—who will not prophesy?…

Cross References
John 15:15
No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because everything I have learned from My Father I have made known to you.

Revelation 10:7
But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound his trumpet, the mystery of God will be fulfilled, just as He proclaimed to His servants the prophets."

Genesis 6:13
Then God said to Noah, "The end of all living creatures has come before Me, because through them the earth is full of violence. Now behold, I will destroy both them and the earth.

Genesis 18:17
And the LORD said, "Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?

Jeremiah 23:22
But if they had stood in My council, they would have proclaimed My words to My people and turned them back from their evil ways and deeds."

Ezekiel 29:21
In that day I will cause a horn to sprout for the house of Israel, and I will open your mouth to speak among them. Then they will know that I am the LORD."

Daniel 2:47
The king said to Daniel, "Your God is truly the God of gods and Lord of kings, the Revealer of Mysteries, since you were able to reveal this mystery."

Daniel 9:22
He instructed me and spoke with me, saying: "O Daniel, I have come now to give you insight and understanding.


Treasury of Scripture

Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

but.

Genesis 6:13
And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Genesis 18:17
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;

1 Kings 22:19-23
And he said, Hear thou therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left…









Verse 7. - This and the following verse apply the foregoing, parables All the evils announced come from the Lord; but he brings none of them on the people without first warning by his prophets (comp. John 13:19; John 14:29). His secret (sod); unrevealed till then. Septuagint, παιδείαν, "instruction;" so the Arabic.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Surely
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

does
יַעֲשֶׂ֛ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

nothing
לֹ֧א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

without
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

revealing
גָּלָ֣ה (gā·lāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

His plan
סוֹד֔וֹ (sō·w·ḏōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5475: A session, company of persons, intimacy, consultation, a secret

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

His servants
עֲבָדָ֖יו (‘ă·ḇā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

the prophets.
הַנְּבִיאִֽים׃ (han·nə·ḇî·’îm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5030: A spokesman, speaker, prophet


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