And God spoke to Israel(A) in a vision at night(B) and said, “Jacob! Jacob!”

“Here I am,”(C) he replied.

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he said, “Listen to my words:

“When there is a prophet among you,
    I, the Lord, reveal(A) myself to them in visions,(B)
    I speak to them in dreams.(C)

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the prophecy of one who hears the words of God,(A)
    who sees a vision from the Almighty,[a](B)
    who falls prostrate, and whose eyes are opened:

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  1. Numbers 24:4 Hebrew Shaddai; also in verse 16
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20 “Don’t call me Naomi,[a]” she told them. “Call me Mara,[b] because the Almighty[c](A) has made my life very bitter.(B)

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  1. Ruth 1:20 Naomi means pleasant.
  2. Ruth 1:20 Mara means bitter.
  3. Ruth 1:20 Hebrew Shaddai; also in verse 21
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15 In a dream,(A) in a vision(B) of the night,(C)
    when deep sleep(D) falls on people
    as they slumber in their beds,

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