New American Bible (Revised Edition)
4 Their children are bold of face and stubborn of heart—to them I am sending you. You shall say to them: Thus says the Lord God.(A) 5 And whether they hear or resist—they are a rebellious house—they shall know that a prophet has been among them.(B) 6 But as for you, son of man, do not fear them or their words. Do not fear, even though there are briers or thorns and you sit among scorpions.[a] Do not be afraid of their words or be terrified by their looks for they are a rebellious house.(C)Read full chapter
- 2:6 And you sit among scorpions: the prophet must be prepared for bitter opposition.