Amos 3:5

5 Does a bird fall into a snare on the earth, when there is no trap for it? Does a snare spring up from the ground, when it has taken nothing?

Amos 3:5 In-Context

3 Do two walk together unless they have made an appointment?
4 Does a lion roar in the forest, when it has no prey? Does a young lion cry out from its den, if it has caught nothing?
5 Does a bird fall into a snare on the earth, when there is no trap for it? Does a snare spring up from the ground, when it has taken nothing?
6 Is a trumpet blown in a city, and the people are not afraid? Does disaster befall a city, unless the Lord has done it?
7 Surely the Lord God does nothing, without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.
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