1 And he said unto me, Son of man, stand upon thy feet, and I will speak unto thee.
1 "Son of Man," the LORD said, "get up on your feet. I want to talk to you."
1 And He said to me [Ezekiel], Son of man, stand upon your feet and I will speak to you.
2 And the spirit entered into me when he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet, that I heard him that spake unto me.
2 Even while he was speaking to me, the Spirit entered me, set me on my feet, and I listened to the voice that had been speaking to me.
2 And the Spirit entered into me when He spoke to me and set me upon my feet, and I heard Him speaking to me.
3 Then He said to me, “Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have (C)rebelled against Me; (D)they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.
3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.
3 He said to me: “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to(a) the rebellious pagans(b) who have rebelled against Me. The Israelites and their ancestors have transgressed against Me to this day.(C)
3 "Son of Man, I'm sending you to that rebellious people, the Israelis, who have rebelled against me the same way their ancestors did. And they're still rebels to this very day!
3 And He said to me, I send you, son of man, to the children of Israel, two rebellious nations that have rebelled against Me. They and their fathers have transgressed against Me even to this very day.
4 For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.
4 They're stubborn and strong willed. I'm sending you to them to tell them what the LORD says.
4 And the children are impudent and hard of heart. I send you to them and you shall say to them, Thus says the Lord God.
5 And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.
5 Whether this rebellious group listens to you or not, at least they'll realize that a prophet had appeared in their midst!
5 And they, whether they will hear or refuse to hear -- "for they are a rebellious house -- "yet shall they know and realize that there has been a prophet among them.
6 And you, son of man, (H)neither fear them nor fear their words, though (I)thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.
6 And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
6 “But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words,(G) though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions.(H) Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.
6 "Now as for you, Son of Man, never be afraid of them or of anything they have to say, because being with them will be like settling down to live among briers, thorn bushes, and scorpions! Don't be afraid of anything they have to say, and don't be awed by their appearance, since they are a rebellious group.
6 And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words; though briers and thorns are all around you and you dwell and sit among scorpions, be not afraid of their words nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house.
7 And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.
7 You are to tell them whatever I have to say to them, whether they listen or not, since they are rebellious."
7 And you shall speak My words to them whether they will hear or refuse to hear, for they are most rebellious.
8 But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
8 "Son of Man, you are to listen to what I tell you. You are never to be rebellious like they are: a rebellious group. Now, open your mouth and eat what I'm giving you""
8 As for you, son of man, hear what I say to you; be not rebellious like that rebellious house; open your mouth and eat what I give you.
9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
9 As I watched, all of a sudden there was a hand being stretched out in my direction! And there was a scroll
9 And when I looked, behold, a hand was stretched out to me and behold, a scroll of a book was in it.
10 And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.
10 When He unrolled it before me, it was written on the front and back; words of lamentation, mourning, and woe were written on it.
10 being unrolled right in front of me! Written on both sides were lamentations, mourning, and cries of grief.
10 And He spread it before me and it was written within and on the back, and written on it were words of lamentation and mourning and woe.
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