22 The hand of the Lord was on me there, and He said to me, “Get up, go out to the plain, and there I will (A)speak to you.” 23 So I got up and went out to the plain; and behold, the (B)glory of the Lord was standing there, like the glory which (C)I saw by the river Chebar, and I fell on my face. 24 The (D)Spirit then entered me and made me stand on my feet, and He spoke with me and said to me, “Go, shut yourself up in your house. 25 As for you, son of man, they will (E)put ropes on you and bind you with them so that you cannot go out among them. 26 Moreover, (F)I will make your tongue stick to [a]the roof of your mouth so that you will be mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house. 27 But (G)when I speak to you, I will open your mouth and you will say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord [b]God.’ He who hears, let him hear; and he who refuses, let him refuse; (H)for they are a rebellious house.

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  1. Ezekiel 3:26 Lit your palate
  2. Ezekiel 3:27 Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord

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