Ezekiel 2:5-10 CEB

5 Whether they listen or whether they refuse, since they are a household of rebels, they will know that a prophet has been among them.
6 And as for you, human one, don't be afraid of them or their words. Don't be afraid! You possess thistles and thorns that subdue scorpions.a Don't be afraid of their words or shrink from their presence, because they are a household of rebels.

References for Ezekiel 2:6

    • h 2:6 - Or <i>thistles and thorns are with you, and you sit on scorpions.</i>
      7 You'll speak my words to them whether they listen or whether they refuse. They are just a householdb of rebels!

      References for Ezekiel 2:7

        • i 2:7 - LXX, Syr, Tg; MT lacks <i>household.</i>
          8 As for you, human one, listen to what I say to you. Don't become rebellious like that household of rebels. Open your mouth and eat what I give you.
          9 Then I looked, and there in a hand stretched out to me was a scroll.
          10 He spread it open in front of me, and it was filled with writing on both sides, songs of mourning, lamentation, and doom.