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27 They are trying to make the people of Judah forget my name by telling each other these false dreams. They are trying to make my people forget me, just as their ancestors forgot me and worshiped the false god Baal. 28 Straw is not the same as wheat! In the same way, the dreams of those prophets are not messages from me. If people want to tell about their dreams, let them. But those who hear my message must speak it truthfully.” This is what the Lord says. 29 Yes, the Lord says, “You must treat my message carefully, like a fire or like a hammer that can smash a rock.”

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27 They think the dreams they tell one another will make my people forget(A) my name, just as their ancestors forgot(B) my name through Baal worship.(C) 28 Let the prophet who has a dream(D) recount the dream, but let the one who has my word(E) speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?” declares the Lord. 29 “Is not my word like fire,”(F) declares the Lord, “and like a hammer(G) that breaks a rock in pieces?

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