And lift me up doth a spirit, and it bringeth me in unto the east gate of the house of Jehovah, that is facing the east, and lo, at the opening of the gate twenty and five men, and I see in their midst Jaazaniah son of Azzur, and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, heads of the people.
And He saith unto me, `Son of man, these [are] the men who are devising iniquity, and who are giving evil counsel in this city;
who are saying, It [is] not near -- to build houses, it [is] the pot, and we the flesh.
Therefore prophesy concerning them, prophesy, son of man.'
And fall upon me doth the Spirit of Jehovah, and He saith unto me, `Say: Thus said Jehovah: Rightly ye have said, O house of Israel, And the steps of your spirit I have known.
Ye multiplied your wounded in this city, And filled its out-places with the wounded.