So I opened my mouth, and he gave me this scroll to eat.
And he said to me, "Son of man, feed your belly with this scroll that I give you and fill your stomach with it."1Then I ate it, and it was in my mouth 2as sweet as honey.
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And he said to me, 3"Son of man, go to the house of Israel and speak with my words to them.
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For you are not sent to a people of foreign speech and a hard language, but to the house of Israel--
not to many peoples of foreign speech and a hard language, whose words you cannot understand. 4Surely, if I sent you to such, they would listen to you.
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5But 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 6have a hard forehead and a stubborn heart.
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7Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces, and your forehead as hard as their foreheads.
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Like 8emery harder than flint have I made your forehead. 9Fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house."
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Moreover, he said to me, "Son of man, 10all my words that I shall speak to you receive 11in your heart, and hear with your ears.
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And go to the exiles, 12to your people, and speak to them and say to them, 13'Thus says the Lord GOD,'14whether they hear or refuse to hear."
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15Then the Spirit lifted me up, and I heard behind me the voice of 16a great earthquake: "Blessed be the glory of the LORD from its place!"
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