27 Which will make, that my people forget my name for the dreams of them, which each man telleth to his neighbour, as the fathers of them forgat my name for Baal. (Who desire to make my people forget my name by their dreams, which each person telleth to his neighbour, like their forefathers forgot my name for Baal.)
28 A prophet that hath a dream, tell a dream; and he that hath my word, speak verily my word (A prophet who hath a dream, tell a dream; and he who hath my word, truthfully speak my word). What is with [the] chaffs to the wheat? saith the Lord.
29 Whether my words be not as fire burning, saith the Lord, and as an hammer all-breaking a stone? (Be not my words like a burning fire, saith the Lord, and like a hammer breaking a stone to pieces?)Read full chapter
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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?Read full chapter