30 Powerful Bible Verses About Dreams and Visions

30 Powerful Bible Verses About Dreams and Visions

Dreams have a strong significance to mankind, and its been in existence for as old as man. It sometimes inspires us, guild us and motivate us. It holds strong messages which cannot be interpreted by just anyone. So today I will be giving you some powerful Bible verses about dreams and visions.

Just as I stated above, dreams don’t often come exact because it needs to be interpreted. A good example will be the live encounter I had about 2 years ago. That very night, I had a dream where I was walking and stepped on feces, when I woke up, I prayed about it, and same day I escorted a friend of mine who departed to Canada. At the Airport, he gifted me $200. I was happy and thanked him. A month later, I had another dream where I stepped on feces and was not allowed to get into the house. As usual, I woke up and prayed about it. That same day, I met an old friend who used to be my classmate in my university days, he horned and after exchanging pleasantries, he chose to buy me some clothes from a nearby mall he was headed.

Now majority will quickly tell U that stepping on feces in your dream is something bad, but we can’t actually know. That is the reason in the olden days, dream interpreters are often paid the most, and an example is Joseph as stated in Genesis 41:15-36 where he interpreted the dream of Pharaoh.

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What Does the Bible Say About Dreams?

In the Holy Bible, there are several stories about dreams and visions, and often times it holds strong significance of how God communicate with us, either to warn or to guide us. In many cases, it’s also a way God uses to reveal his plans to us.

If we take a look at (Genesis 37, 41), here God used dream to shape the live and destiny of Joseph. In the dream, he saw his brothers bowing down to him, which led his brothers to sell him into slavery. The dream later came to pass when he became the prime minister in Egypt.

Another one will be in the book of Daniel 2, 4. Where Daniel had the divine ability of interpreting the dream of King Nebuchadnezzar. In that verse, God used the dream to show the rise and fall of empires, and what the future holds.

Now let’s dive into some powerful Bible verses about dreams and vision to uncover the wisdom they offer for our spiritual journey;

Bible Verses About Dreams and Visions

  1. Genesis 37:5-7 – “Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. He said to them, ‘Listen to this dream I had: We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it.’”
  2. Joel 2:28 – “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.”
  3. Matthew 1:20 – “But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.’”
  4. Daniel 2:19 – “During the night the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision. Then Daniel praised the God of heaven.”
  5. Job 33:15-16 – “In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they slumber in their beds, he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings.”
  6. Numbers 12:6 – “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.’”
  7. Acts 2:17 – “‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.’”
  8. Genesis 28:12 – “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.”
  9. Daniel 4:5 – “I had a dream that made me afraid. As I was lying in bed, the images and visions that passed through my mind terrified me.”
  10. Matthew 2:13 – “When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. ‘Get up,’ he said, ‘take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.’”
  11. Genesis 40:8 – “‘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.’”
  12. 1 Kings 3:5 – “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.’”
  13. Judges 7:13-14 – “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.’ His friend responded, ‘This can be nothing other than the sword of Gideon son of Joash, the Israelite. God has given the Midianites and the whole camp into his hands.’”
  14. Ecclesiastes 5:7 – “Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.”
  15. Jeremiah 23:28 – “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.”
  16. Zechariah 10:2 – “The idols speak deceitfully, diviners see visions that lie; they tell dreams that are false, they give comfort in vain. Therefore the people wander like sheep oppressed for lack of a shepherd.”
  17. Acts 16:9 – “During the night Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia standing and begging him, ‘Come over to Macedonia and help us.’”
  18. Genesis 41:1 – “When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile.”
  19. Psalm 126:1 – “When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dreamed.”
  20. Matthew 27:19 – “While Pilate was sitting on the judge’s seat, his wife sent him this message: ‘Don’t have anything to do with that innocent man, for I have suffered a great deal today in a dream because of him.’”
  21. Judges 7:15 – “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.’”
  22. Isaiah 29:8 – “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.”
  23. Jeremiah 29:8 – “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.’”
  24. Deuteronomy 13:1-3 – “If a prophet, or one who foretells by dreams, appears among you and announces to you a sign or wonder, and if the sign or wonder spoken of takes place, and the prophet says, ‘Let us follow other gods’ (gods you have not known) ‘and let us worship them,’ you must not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer.”
  25. Genesis 31:24 – “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.’”
  26. Genesis 20:3 – “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.’”
  27. 1 Samuel 28:6 – “He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets.”
  28. Daniel 7:1 – “In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. He wrote down the substance of his dream.”

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