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Ezekiel 2 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Ezekiel’s Call to Be a Prophet

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:1 - He said to me, “Son of man,[fn] stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:2 - As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:3 - He said: “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me; they and their ancestors have been in revolt against me to this very day.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:4 - The people to whom I am sending you are obstinate and stubborn. Say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says.’

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:5 - And whether they listen or fail to listen—for they are a rebellious people—they will know that a prophet has been among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:6 - And you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words. Do not be afraid, though briers and thorns are all around you and you live among scorpions. Do not be afraid of what they say or be terrified by them, though they are a rebellious people.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:7 - You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen, for they are rebellious.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:8 - But you, son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not rebel like that rebellious people; open your mouth and eat what I give you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:9 - Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out to me. In it was a scroll,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:10 - which he unrolled before me. On both sides of it were written words of lament and mourning and woe.
NIV Footnotes
The Hebrew phrase ben adam means human being. The phrase son of man is retained as a form of address here and throughout Ezekiel because of its possible association with “Son of Man” in the New Testament.
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