90 verses

Gen 20:3

(NIV)
But God came to Abimelek in a dream one night and said to him, ‘You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman.’

(ESV)
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is a man’s wife.”

Gen 20:6

(NIV)
Then God said to him in the dream, ‘Yes, I know you did this with a clear conscience, and so I have kept you from sinning against me. That is why I did not let you touch her.
(ESV)
Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her.

Gen 28:12

(NIV)
He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
(ESV)
And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!

Gen 31:10

(NIV)
‘In the breeding season I once had a dream in which I looked up and saw that the male goats mating with the flock were streaked, speckled or spotted.
(ESV)
In the breeding season of the flock I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream that the goats that mated with the flock were striped, spotted, and mottled.

Gen 31:11

(NIV)
The angel of God said to me in the dream, “Jacob.” I answered, “Here I am.”
(ESV)
Then the angel of God said to me in the dream, ‘Jacob,’ and I said, ‘Here I am!’

Gen 31:24

(NIV)
Then God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’

(ESV)
But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream by night and said to him, “Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”

Gen 37:5

(NIV)
Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more.
(ESV)
Now Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers they hated him even more.

Gen 37:6

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘Listen to this dream I had:
(ESV)
He said to them, “Hear this dream that I have dreamed:

Gen 37:8

(NIV)
His brothers said to him, ‘Do you intend to reign over us? Will you actually rule us?’ And they hated him all the more because of his dream and what he had said.

(ESV)
His brothers said to him, “Are you indeed to reign over us? Or are you indeed to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.

Gen 37:9

(NIV)
Then he had another dream, and he told it to his brothers. ‘Listen,’ he said, ‘I had another dream, and this time the sun and moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.’

(ESV)
Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, “Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”

Gen 37:10

(NIV)
When he told his father as well as his brothers, his father rebuked him and said, ‘What is this dream you had? Will your mother and I and your brothers actually come and bow down to the ground before you?’
(ESV)
But when he told it to his father and to his brothers, his father rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream that you have dreamed? Shall I and your mother and your brothers indeed come to bow ourselves to the ground before you?”

Gen 37:19

(NIV)
‘Here comes that dreamer!’ they said to each other.
(ESV)
They said to one another, “Here comes this dreamer.

Gen 37:20

(NIV)
‘Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams.’

(ESV)
Come now let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits. Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”

Gen 40:5

(NIV)
each of the two men – the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were being held in prison – had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.

(ESV)
And one night they both dreamed—the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prisoneach his own dream, and each dream with its own interpretation.

Gen 40:8

(NIV)
‘We both had dreams,’ they answered, ‘but there is no one to interpret them.’

Then Joseph said to them, ‘Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell me your dreams.’

(ESV)
They said to him, “We have had dreams, and there is no one to interpret them.” And Joseph said to them, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Please tell them to me.”

Gen 40:9

(NIV)
So the chief cupbearer told Joseph his dream. He said to him, ‘In my dream I saw a vine in front of me,
(ESV)
So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph and said to him, “In my dream there was a vine before me,

Gen 40:16

(NIV)
When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given a favourable interpretation, he said to Joseph, ‘I too had a dream: on my head were three baskets of bread.
(ESV)
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream: there were three cake baskets on my head,

Gen 41:1

(NIV)
When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile,
(ESV)
After two whole years, Pharaoh dreamed that he was standing by the Nile,

Gen 41:5

(NIV)
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: seven ears of corn, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Gen 41:7

(NIV)
The thin ears of corn swallowed up the seven healthy, full ears. Then Pharaoh woke up; it had been a dream.

(ESV)
And the thin ears swallowed up the seven plump, full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream.

Gen 41:8

(NIV)
In the morning his mind was troubled, so he sent for all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him.

(ESV)
So in the morning his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was none who could interpret them to Pharaoh.

Gen 41:11

(NIV)
Each of us had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.
(ESV)
we dreamed on the same night, he and I, each having a dream with its own interpretation.

Gen 41:12

(NIV)
Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream.
(ESV)
A young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. When we told him, he interpreted our dreams to us, giving an interpretation to each man according to his dream.

Gen 41:15

(NIV)
Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.’

(ESV)
And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it. I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.”

Gen 41:17

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile,
(ESV)
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Behold, in my dream I was standing on the banks of the Nile.

Gen 41:22

(NIV)
‘In my dream I saw seven ears of corn, full and good, growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
I also saw in my dream seven ears growing on one stalk, full and good.

Gen 41:25

(NIV)
Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, ‘The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do.
(ESV)
Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, “The dreams of Pharaoh are one; God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do.

Gen 41:26

(NIV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears of corn are seven years; it is one and the same dream.
(ESV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears are seven years; the dreams are one.

Gen 41:32

(NIV)
The reason the dream was given to Pharaoh in two forms is that the matter has been firmly decided by God, and God will do it soon.

(ESV)
And the doubling of Pharaoh’s dream means that the thing is fixed by God, and God will shortly bring it about.

Gen 42:9

(NIV)
Then he remembered his dreams about them and said to them, ‘You are spies! You have come to see where our land is unprotected.’

(ESV)
And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamed of them. And he said to them, “You are spies; you have come to see the nakedness of the land.”

Num 12:6

(NIV)
he said, ‘Listen to my words:

‘When there is a prophet among you,
I, the  Lord, reveal myself to them in visions,
I speak to them in dreams.
(ESV)
And he said, “Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the  Lord make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream.

Deut 13:1

(NIV)
If a prophet, or one who foretells by dreams, appears among you and announces to you a sign or wonder,
(ESV)
If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder,

Deut 13:3

(NIV)
you must not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer. The  Lord your God is testing you to find out whether you love him with all your heart and with all your soul.
(ESV)
you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams. For the  Lord your God is testing you, to know whether you love the  Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deut 13:5

(NIV)
That prophet or dreamer must be put to death for inciting rebellion against the  Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt and redeemed you from the land of slavery. That prophet or dreamer tried to turn you from the way the  Lord your God commanded you to follow. You must purge the evil from among you.

(ESV)
But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has taught rebellion against the  Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you out of the house of slavery, to make you leave the way in which the  Lord your God commanded you to walk. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

Judg 7:13

(NIV)
Gideon arrived just as a man was telling a friend his dream. ‘I had a dream,’ he was saying. ‘A round loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the Midianite camp. It struck the tent with such force that the tent overturned and collapsed.’

(ESV)
When Gideon came, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade. And he said, “Behold, I dreamed a dream, and behold, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and came to the tent and struck it so that it fell and turned it upside down, so that the tent lay flat.”

Judg 7:15

(NIV)
When Gideon heard the dream and its interpretation, he bowed down and worshipped. He returned to the camp of Israel and called out, ‘Get up! The  Lord has given the Midianite camp into your hands.’
(ESV)
As soon as Gideon heard the telling of the dream and its interpretation, he worshiped. And he returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for the  Lord has given the host of Midian into your hand.”

1Sam 28:6

(NIV)
He enquired of the  Lord, but the  Lord did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets.
(ESV)
And when Saul inquired of the  Lord, the  Lord did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

1Sam 28:15

(NIV)
Samuel said to Saul, ‘Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?’

‘I am in great distress,’ Saul said. ‘The Philistines are fighting against me, and God has departed from me. He no longer answers me, either by prophets or by dreams. So I have called on you to tell me what to do.’

(ESV)
Then Samuel said to Saul, “Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?” Saul answered, “I am in great distress, for the Philistines are warring against me, and God has turned away from me and answers me no more, either by prophets or by dreams. Therefore I have summoned you to tell me what I shall do.”

1Kgs 3:5

(NIV)
At Gibeon the  Lord appeared to Solomon during the night in a dream, and God said, ‘Ask for whatever you want me to give you.’

(ESV)
At Gibeon the  Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.”

1Kgs 3:15

(NIV)
Then Solomon awoke – and he realised it had been a dream.

He returned to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the  Lord’s covenant and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then he gave a feast for all his court.

(ESV)
And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. Then he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered up burnt offerings and peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.

Job 7:14

(NIV)
even then you frighten me with dreams
and terrify me with visions,
(ESV)
then you scare me with dreams
and terrify me with visions,

Job 20:8

(NIV)
Like a dream he flies away, no more to be found,
banished like a vision of the night.
(ESV)
He will fly away like a dream and not be found;
he will be chased away like a vision of the night.

Job 33:15

(NIV)
In a dream, in a vision of the night,
when deep sleep falls on people
as they slumber in their beds,
(ESV)
In a dream, in a vision of the night,
when deep sleep falls on men,
while they slumber on their beds,

Job 39:4

(NIV)
Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds;
they leave and do not return.
(ESV)
Their young ones become strong; they grow up in the open;
they go out and do not return to them.

Ps 73:20

(NIV)
They are like a dream when one awakes;
when you arise, Lord,
you will despise them as fantasies.
(ESV)
Like a dream when one awakes,
O Lord, when you rouse yourself, you despise them as phantoms.

(NIV)

A song of ascents.

(ESV)

A Song of Ascents.

Ps 126:1

(NIV)
When the  Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,
we were like those who dreamed.
(ESV)
When the  Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,
we were like those who dream.

Eccl 5:3

(NIV)
A dream comes when there are many cares,
and many words mark the speech of a fool.
(ESV)
For a dream comes with much business, and a fool’s voice with many words.

Eccl 5:7

(NIV)
Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.

(ESV)
For when dreams increase and words grow many, there is vanity; but God is the one you must fear.

Isa 29:7

(NIV)
Then the hordes of all the nations that fight against Ariel,
that attack her and her fortress and besiege her,
will be as it is with a dream,
with a vision in the night –
(ESV)
And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel,
all that fight against her and her stronghold and distress her,
shall be like a dream, a vision of the night.

Isa 29:8

(NIV)
as when a hungry person dreams of eating,
but awakens hungry still;
as when a thirsty person dreams of drinking,
but awakens faint and thirsty still.
So will it be with the hordes of all the nations
that fight against Mount Zion.
(ESV)
As when a hungry man dreams, and behold, he is eating
and awakes with his hunger not satisfied,
or as when a thirsty man dreams, and behold, he is drinking
and awakes faint, with his thirst not quenched,
so shall the multitude of all the nations be
that fight against Mount Zion.

Isa 38:16

(NIV)
Lord, by such things people live;
and my spirit finds life in them too.
You restored me to health
and let me live.
(ESV)
O Lord, by these things men live,
and in all these is the life of my spirit.
Oh restore me to health and make me live!

Isa 56:10

(NIV)
Israel’s watchmen are blind,
they all lack knowledge;
they are all mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they lie around and dream,
they love to sleep.
(ESV)
His watchmen are blind;
they are all without knowledge;
they are all silent dogs;
they cannot bark,
dreaming, lying down,
loving to slumber.

Jer 23:25

(NIV)
‘I have heard what the prophets say who prophesy lies in my name. They say, “I had a dream! I had a dream!”
(ESV)
I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in my name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’

Jer 23:27

(NIV)
They think the dreams they tell one another will make my people forget my name, just as their ancestors forgot my name through Baal worship.
(ESV)
who think to make my people forget my name by their dreams that they tell one another, even as their fathers forgot my name for Baal?

Jer 23:28

(NIV)
Let the prophet who has a dream recount the dream, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?’ declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
Let the prophet who has a dream tell the dream, but let him who has my word speak my word faithfully. What has straw in common with wheat? declares the  Lord.

Jer 23:32

(NIV)
Indeed, I am against those who prophesy false dreams,’ declares the  Lord. ‘They tell them and lead my people astray with their reckless lies, yet I did not send or appoint them. They do not benefit these people in the least,’ declares the  Lord.

(ESV)
Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, declares the  Lord, and who tell them and lead my people astray by their lies and their recklessness, when I did not send them or charge them. So they do not profit this people at all, declares the  Lord.

Jer 27:9

(NIV)
So do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your interpreters of dreams, your mediums or your sorcerers who tell you, “You will not serve the king of Babylon.”
(ESV)
So do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your fortune-tellers, or your sorcerers, who are saying to you, ‘You shall not serve the king of Babylon.’

Jer 29:8

(NIV)
Yes, this is what the  Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘Do not let the prophets and diviners among you deceive you. Do not listen to the dreams you encourage them to have.
(ESV)
For thus says the  Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Do not let your prophets and your diviners who are among you deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams that they dream

Dan 1:17

(NIV)
To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.

(ESV)
As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Dan 2:1

(NIV)
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep.
(ESV)
In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.
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