New Living Translation
"Should I hide my plan from Abraham?" the LORD asked.
King James Bible
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing?
World English Bible
Yahweh said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah said, 'Am I concealing from Abraham that which I am doing,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:17 Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do - Thus doth God in his councils express himself after the manner of men, with deliberation. The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him. Those that by faith live a life of communion with God, cannot but know more of his mind than other people. They have a better insight into what is present, and a better foresight of what is to come.
THE SABBATH. THIS day is called the Lord's day, the day in which he rose from the dead. The Lord's day: every day, say some, is the Lord's day. Indeed this, for discourse' sake, may he granted; but strictly, no day can so properly be called the Lord's day, as this first day of the week; for that no day of the week, or of the year, has those hadges of the Lord's glory upon it, nor such divine grace put upon it, as his first day of the week. There is nothing, as I know of, that bears this title but …
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I am going down to see if their actions are as wicked as I have heard. If not, I want to know."
The other men turned and headed toward Sodom, but the LORD remained with Abraham.
And the LORD replied, "If I find fifty righteous people in Sodom, I will spare the entire city for their sake."
Then the LORD rained down fire and burning sulfur from the sky on Sodom and Gomorrah.
Indeed, the Sovereign LORD never does anything until he reveals his plans to his servants the prophets.
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