Then I arose and went forth into the plain
He was obedient to the heavenly vision, which was owing to the hand of the Lord being upon him; the power of the Spirit and grace of God influences and engages to obedience; he went forth where he was ordered, though he knew not what would be said to him, or what he should see there: and, behold, the glory of the Lord stood there;
the glorious Person described in ( Ezekiel 1:26-28 ) ; as the glory which I saw by the river of Chebar;
( Ezekiel 1:1-3:27 ) ( 28:1-26 ) ; which vision was repeated for greater certainty, and to confirm the prophecies delivered to him, and to encourage him in the performance of his office: and I fell on my face;
as he did before, when he first saw this glorious object, ( Ezekiel 1:28 ) .