Ezekiel 2:1 And then sayd he vnto me: Stande vp vpon thy fete (O þu sonne of man) and I wyll talke with the. Ezekiel 2:2 And as he was comoninge wt me, the sprete came into me, and sett me vp vpon my fete: so that I marcked the thynge, þt he sayde vnto me. Ezekiel 2:3 And he sayde Behold, thou sonne of man: I wyll sende the to the chyldren of Israel, to those runnagates and obstinate people: for they haue taken parte agaynst me, and are runne a waye fro me: both they and theyr fore fathers vnto thys daye. Ezekiel 2:4 Yee, I wyll sende the vnto a people that haue rough visages and stiffe stomakes: vnto whom thou shalt saye on thys maner: Thys the Lorde God hym selfe hath spoken, Ezekiel 2:5 that whether they be obedient or no (for it is a frowarde housholde) they maye knowe yet that there hath bene a Prophete amonge them.
Ezekiel 2:6 Therfore (thou sonne of man) feare them not, nether be afrayed of theyr wordes: for prouokers and thornes are with the. Yee, thou doest dwell amonge scorpions. but feare not theyr wordes, be not abashed at theyr lookes, for it is a frowarde housholde. Ezekiel 2:7 Se that thou speake my wordes vnto them, whether they be obedient or not, for they are obstynate. Ezekiel 2:8 Therfore, thou sonne of man, obey thou all thynges that I saye vnto the, & be not thou styfnecked, lyke as they are a styfnecked houshold. Open thy mouth, and eate that I geue the.
The roll of his heavy prophecy.
Ezekiel 2:9 So as I was lokynge vp, beholde, there was sent vnto me an hande, wherin was closed a booke: Ezekiel 2:10 and the hande opened it before me, and it was wrytten within and without full of carefull mournynges: alas, and woo