New Living Translation
Indeed, the Sovereign LORD never does anything until he reveals his plans 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.
Darby Bible Translation
But the Lord Jehovah will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto 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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:7 Will do nothing - Usually the Lord doth no great thing for or against his people, without giving warning of it before it comes.
LibraryWhether by the Divine Revelation a Prophet Knows all that Can be Known Prophetically?
Objection 1: It would seem that by the Divine revelation a prophet knows all that can be known prophetically. For it is written (Amos 3:7): "The Lord God doth nothing without revealing His secret to His servants the prophets." Now whatever is revealed prophetically is something done by God. Therefore there is not one of them but what is revealed to the prophet. Objection 2: Further, "God's works are perfect" (Dt. 32:4). Now prophecy is a "Divine revelation," as stated above (A). Therefore …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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The Carcass and the Eagles
I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn't confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.
When the seventh angel blows his trumpet, God's mysterious plan will be fulfilled. It will happen just as he announced it to his servants the prophets."
So God said to Noah, "I have decided to destroy all living creatures, for they have filled the earth with violence. Yes, I will wipe them all out along with the earth!
"Should I hide my plan from Abraham?" the LORD asked.
If they had stood before me and listened to me, they would have spoken my words, and they would have turned my people from their evil ways and deeds.
"And the day will come when I will cause the ancient glory of Israel to revive, and then, Ezekiel, your words will be respected. Then they will know that I am the LORD."
The king said to Daniel, "Truly, your God is the greatest of gods, the Lord over kings, a revealer of mysteries, for you have been able to reveal this secret."
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