Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring the guards of the city here, each with a weapon in his hand."
References for Ezekiel 9:1
And I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with a deadly weapon in his hand. With them was a man clothed in linen1 who had a writing kit at his side. They came in and stood beside the bronze altar.
Now the glory2 of the God of Israel went up from above the cherubim,3 where it had been, and moved to the threshold of the temple. Then the LORD called to the man clothed in linen who had the writing kit at his side
Slaughter10 old men, young men and maidens, women and children,11 but do not touch anyone who has the mark.12 Begin at my sanctuary." So they began with the elders13 who were in front of the temple.14
While they were killing and I was left alone, I fell facedown,16 crying out, "Ah, Sovereign LORD!17 Are you going to destroy the entire remnant of Israel in this outpouring of your wrath18 on Jerusalem?19"
He answered me, "The sin of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great; the land is full of bloodshed and the city is full of injustice.20 They say, 'The LORD has forsaken the land; the LORD does not see.'21