Parallel Bible results for Ezekiel 3:1-6

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Ezekiel 3:1-6

GNT 1 God said, "Mortal man, eat this scroll; then go and speak to the people of Israel." NIV 1 And he said to me, "Son of man, eat what is before you, eat this scroll; then go and speak to the house of Israel." GNT 2 So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat. NIV 2 So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat. GNT 3 He said, "Mortal man, eat this scroll that I give you; fill your stomach with it." I ate it, and it tasted as sweet as honey. NIV 3 Then he said to me, "Son of man, eat this scroll I am giving you and fill your stomach with it." So I ate it, and it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth. GNT 4 Then God said, "Mortal man, go to the people of Israel and say to them whatever I tell you to say. NIV 4 He then said to me: "Son of man, go now to the house of Israel and speak my words to them. GNT 5 I am not sending you to a nation that speaks a difficult foreign language, but to the Israelites. NIV 5 You are not being sent to a people of obscure speech and difficult language, but to the house of Israel-- GNT 6 If I sent you to great nations that spoke difficult languages you didn't understand, they would listen to you. NIV 6 not to many peoples of obscure speech and difficult language, whose words you cannot understand. Surely if I had sent you to them, they would have listened to you.