1 And He said unto me: “Son of man, stand upon your feet, and I will speak unto you.”
2 And the Spirit (Ruach) entered into me when He spake unto me, and set me upon my feet, that I heard Him that spake unto me.
3 And He said unto me: “Son of man, I send you to the children of Yisrael, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me, even unto this very day.
4 For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send you unto them; and you shalt say unto them, ‘Thus saith Lord (Adonai) יהוה.’
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.
6 And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with you, and you dost dwell among scorpions; be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
7 And you shalt speak My words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, for they are most rebellious.
8 But you, son of man, hear what I say unto you; be not you rebellious like that rebellious house; open your mouth, and eat that I give you.”
9 And when I looked, behold, a hand was sent unto me; and, behold, a roll of a book was therein;
10 And He spread it before me; and it was written inside and outside; and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.