not to many peoples of foreign speech and a hard language, whose words you cannot understand. 1Surely, if I sent you to such, they would listen to you.
72But the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, for they are not willing to listen to me: because all the house of Israel 3have a hard forehead and a stubborn heart.
84Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces, and your forehead as hard as their foreheads.
Like 5emery harder than flint have I made your forehead. 6Fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house."
Moreover, he said to me, "Son of man, 7all my words that I shall speak to you receive 8in your heart, and hear with your ears.
And go to the exiles, 9to your people, and speak to them and say to them, 10'Thus says the Lord GOD,'11whether they hear or refuse to hear."
1212Then the Spirita lifted me up, and I heard behind me the voiceb of 13a great earthquake: "Blessed be the glory of the LORD from its place!"
It was the sound of the wings of 14the living creatures as they touched one another, and the sound of the wheels beside them, and the sound of 15a great earthquake.
1416The Spirit lifted me up and took me away, and I went in bitterness in the heat of my spirit, the 17hand of the LORD being strong upon me.
1518And I came to the exiles at Tel-abib, who were dwelling 19by the Chebar canal, and I sat where they were dwelling.c And 20I sat there 21overwhelmed among them 22seven days.