Then the Spirit lifted me and brought me to the east gateway of the ’s Temple, where I saw twenty-five prominent men of the city. Among them were Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, who were leaders among the people.
The Spirit said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who are planning evil and giving wicked counsel in this city.
They say to the people, ‘Is it not a good time to build houses? This city is like an iron pot. We are safe inside it like meat in a pot. ’
References for Ezekiel 11:3
Therefore, son of man, prophesy against them loudly and clearly.”
Then the Spirit of the came upon me, and he told me to say, “This is what the says to the people of Israel: I know what you are saying, for I know every thought that comes into your minds.
You have murdered many in this city and filled its streets with the dead.