13 I heard also the noise of the wings of the beasts, that touched one another, and the rattling of the wheels that were by them, even a noise of a great rushing.

14 So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I [a]went in bitterness and indignation of my spirit, but the hand of the Lord was strong upon me.

15 Then I came to them that were led away captives to [b]Tel Abib, that dwelt by the river Chebar, and I sat where they sat, and remained there astonished among them [c]seven days.

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  1. Ezekiel 3:14 This showeth that there is ever an infirmity of the flesh which can never be ready to render full obedience to God, and also God’s grace who ever assisteth his, and overcometh their rebellious affections.
  2. Ezekiel 3:15 Which was a place by Euphrates, where the Jews were prisoners.
  3. Ezekiel 3:15 Declaring hereby that God’s ministers must with advisement and deliberation utter his judgments.

13 It was the sound of the wings of the living creatures(A) brushing against each other and the sound of the wheels beside them, a loud rumbling sound.(B) 14 The Spirit(C) then lifted me up(D) and took me away, and I went in bitterness and in the anger of my spirit, with the strong hand of the Lord(E) on me. 15 I came to the exiles who lived at Tel Aviv near the Kebar River.(F) And there, where they were living, I sat among them for seven days(G)—deeply distressed.

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