He said, “Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the Lord, shall make Myself known to him in a vision. I shall speak with him in a dream.
God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “ Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “Here I am.”
In Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, “ Ask what you wish Me to give you.”
And it came about at the time when the flock were mating that I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream, and behold, the male goats which were mating were striped, speckled, and mottled.
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “ Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great.”
“In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds,
Now it came about in the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was by the river Chebar among the exiles, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.
I looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai Canal.
So I was left alone and saw this great vision; yet no strength was left in me, for my natural color turned to a deathly pallor, and I retained no strength.
But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “ Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.
But when he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple; and he kept making signs to them, and remained mute.
and he *saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground,
“It happened when I returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, that I fell into a trance,
Now therefore, restore the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”
Then the Lord said to Moses, “ See, I make you as God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet.
“Amid disquieting thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falls on men,
Once You spoke in vision to Your godly ones, And said, “I have given help to one who is mighty; I have exalted one chosen from the people.
“ Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm.”
The prophet who has a dream may relate his dream, but let him who has My word speak My word in truth. What does straw have in common with grain?” declares the Lord.
In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel saw a dream and visions in his mind as he lay on his bed; then he wrote the dream down and related the following summary of it.
And behold, one who resembled a human being was touching my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, “O my lord, as a result of the vision anguish has come upon me, and I have retained no strength.
And having been warned by God in a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.
But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord * appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
So you testify against yourselves, that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
“ Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,
“ Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.
But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet.”
Now while Peter was greatly perplexed in mind as to what the vision which he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions for Simon’s house, appeared at the gate;
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”
And those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate; and they will send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.