Jeremiah 29:4-14 NRS

4 Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon:
5 Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat what they produce.
6 Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply there, and do not decrease.
7 But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.
8 For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Do not let the prophets and the diviners who are among you deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams that they dream, a

References for Jeremiah 29:8

    • » 29:8 - Cn: Heb [your dreams that you cause to dream]
      9 for it is a lie that they are prophesying to you in my name; I did not send them, says the Lord.
      10 For thus says the Lord: Only when Babylon's seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place.
      11 For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.
      12 Then when you call upon me and come and pray to me, I will hear you.
      13 When you search for me, you will find me; if you seek me with all your heart,
      14 I will let you find me, says the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, says the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.