22 Now 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 that (C)I saw by the river Chebar, and I fell on my face. 24 But the (D)Spirit entered me and set me up on my feet; and He spoke with me and said to me, “Go, shut yourself inside your house. 25 And as for you, son of man, they will (E)put ropes [a]around you and bind you with them so that you do not go out among them. 26 Moreover, (F)I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be unable to speak and will not be a man who reprimands them, since they are a rebellious house. 27 But (G)when I speak to you, I will open your mouth and you will say to them, ‘This is what the Lord [b]God says:’ The one who hears, let him hear; and the one who refuses, let him refuse; (H)for they are a rebellious house.

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  1. Ezekiel 3:25 Lit on
  2. Ezekiel 3:27 Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord

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