Do they not think to cause my people to forget my name by their dreams which each one tells his neighbour, so much that their fathers have forgotten my name for Baal?
And the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baalim and the groves.
And it came to pass as soon as Gideon was dead that the sons of Israel turned again and fornicated after the Baalim and made Baalberith their god.
When there arises among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives thee a sign or a wonder,
And the sons of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD and served the Baalim and Ashtaroth and the gods of Syria and the gods of Zidon and the gods of Moab and the gods of the sons of Ammon and the gods of the Philistines and forsook the LORD and did not serve him.
For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah, his father, had destroyed, and he raised up altars for Baal and made a grove, as Ahab, king of Israel, had done; and he worshipped all the host of heaven and served those things.
For thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said: Let not your prophets and your diviners that are in the midst of you, deceive you, neither hearken to your dreams which ye dream.
But Elymas the wise man (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.
And that word will eat away as gangrene, of whom are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
For of this sort are those who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts,