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And the LORD said to himself, "I will not hide from Abraham what I am going to do.
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And the Lord said: Can I hide from Abraham what I am about to do:
2 Kings 4:27 And when she came to the man of God, to the mount, she caught hold on his feet: and Giezi came to remove her. And the man of God said: Let her alone for her soul is in anguish, and the Lord hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.
2 Chronicles 20:7 Didst not thou our God kill all the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?
Psalm 25:14 The Lord is a firmament to them that fear him: and his covenant shall be made manifest to them.
Amos 3:7 For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.
John 15:15 I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth. But I have called you friends. because all things, whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you.
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled, saying: Abraham believed God, and it was reputed to him to justice, and he was called the friend of God.
ContextAbraham Begs for Sodom
16And when the men rose up from thence, they turned their eyes towards Sodom: and Abraham walked with them, bringing them on the way. 17And the Lord said: Can I hide from Abraham what I am about to do:18Seeing he shall become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth shall be blessed?…
I will go down and see whether they have done according to the cry that is come to me; or whether it be not so, that I may know.
And they turned themselves from thence, and went their way to Sodom: but Abraham as yet stood before the Lord.
And the Lord said to him: If I find in Sodom fifty just within the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake.
And the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrha brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven.
For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.
Additional TranslationsAnd the LORD said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;
And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham that which I do;
And the Lord said, Shall I hide from Abraam my servant what things I intend to do?
And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing?
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that which I do;
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;
Yahweh said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,
and Jehovah said, 'Am I concealing from Abraham that which I am doing,
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