Amos 3:7

7 Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.

Amos 3:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.
ESV
7 "For the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.
NLT
7 Indeed, the Sovereign LORD never does anything until he reveals his plans to his servants the prophets.
MSG
7 The fact is, God, the Master, does nothing without first telling his prophets the whole story.
CSB
7 Indeed, the Lord God does nothing without revealing His counsel to His servants the prophets.

Amos 3:7 In-Context

5 Does a bird swoop down to a trap on the ground when no bait is there? Does a trap spring up from the ground if it has not caught anything?
6 When a trumpet sounds in a city, do not the people tremble? When disaster comes to a city, has not the LORD caused it?
7 Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.
8 The lion has roared— who will not fear? The Sovereign LORD has spoken— who can but prophesy?
9 Proclaim to the fortresses of Ashdod and to the fortresses of Egypt: “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria; see the great unrest within her and the oppression among her people.”

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 18:17; S 1 Samuel 3:7; S Daniel 9:22; John 15:15; Revelation 10:7
  • 2. S Jeremiah 23:22
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