Ezekiel 2:1-7 GNT

1 saying, "Mortal man, stand up. I want to talk to you."
2 While the voice was speaking, God's spirit entered me and raised me to my feet, and I heard the voice continue,
3 "Mortal man, I am sending you to the people of Israel. They have rebelled and turned against me and are still rebels, just as their ancestors were.
4 They are stubborn and do not respect me, so I am sending you to tell them what I, the Sovereign Lord, am saying to them.
5 Whether those rebels listen to you or not, they will know that a prophet has been among them.
6 "But you, mortal man, must not be afraid of them or of anything they say. They will defy and despise you; it will be like living among scorpions. Still, don't be afraid of those rebels or of anything they say.
7 You will tell them whatever I tell you to say, whether they listen or not. Remember what rebels they are.