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25 “I have heard what the prophets say who prophesy lies(A) in my name. They say, ‘I had a dream!(B) I had a dream!’ 26 How long will this continue in the hearts of these lying prophets, who prophesy the delusions(C) of their own minds?(D) 27 They think the dreams they tell one another will make my people forget(E) my name, just as their ancestors forgot(F) my name through Baal worship.(G) 28 Let the prophet who has a dream(H) recount the dream, but let the one who has my word(I) speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?” declares the Lord. 29 “Is not my word like fire,”(J) declares the Lord, “and like a hammer(K) that breaks a rock in pieces?
30 “Therefore,” declares the Lord, “I am against(L) the prophets(M) who steal from one another words supposedly from me. 31 Yes,” declares the Lord, “I am against the prophets who wag their own tongues and yet declare, ‘The Lord declares.’(N) 32 Indeed, I am against those who prophesy false dreams,(O)” declares the Lord. “They tell them and lead my people astray(P) with their reckless lies,(Q) yet I did not send(R) or appoint them. They do not benefit(S) these people in the least,” declares the Lord.Read full chapter