Ezekiel 2:4-6 New Life Version (NLV)
4 I am sending you to these strong-willed children who show no respect. And you must say to them, ‘This is what the Lord God says.’ 5 If they listen or not (for they are sinful people) they will know that a man of God has been among them. 6 And you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or of what they say, even if thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions. Do not be afraid of what they say or lose strength of heart by their looks, for they will not obey Me.