Ezekiel’s Call to Be a Prophet

1 He said to me, “Son of man,a stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.”

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    • c 2:1 - The Hebrew phrase "ben adam" means "human being" . The phrase "son of man" is retained as a form of address here and throughout Ezekiel because of its possible association with “Son of Man” in the New Testament.
      2 As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me.

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      3 He said: “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me; they and their ancestors have been in revolt against me to this very day.

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      4 The people to whom I am sending you are obstinate and stubborn. Say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says.’

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