Then the word of the LORDcame to me, saying,
22"Son of man, what is this1proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The 2days are long and every3visionfails '?
23"Thereforesay to them, 'Thussays the LordGOD, "I will make thisproverbcease so that they will nolongeruse it as a proverb in Israel." But tell them, "4The daysdrawnear as well as the afulfillment of everyvision.
"For there will nolonger be anyb5falsevision or flatteringdivinationwithin the house of Israel.
"For I the LORD will speak, and whatever6word I speak will be performed. It will nolonger be delayed, for in 7your days, O 8rebellioushouse, I will speak the word and perform it," declares the LordGOD.' "
Furthermore, the word of the LORDcame to me, saying,
27"Son of man, behold, the house of Israel is saying, 'The vision that he sees is for 9manycyears from now, and he prophesies of timesfaroff.'
28"Thereforesay to them, 'Thussays the LordGOD, "None of My words will be delayedanylonger. Whateverword I speak will be performed,""' declares the LordGOD.