Don’t be afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.
You shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will refuse; for they are most rebellious.
But you, son of man, hear what I tell you. Don’t be rebellious like that rebellious house. Open your mouth, and eat that which I give you.”
When I looked, behold, a hand was stretched out to me; and, behold, a scroll of a book was in it.
He spread it before me. It was written within and without; and lamentations, mourning, and woe were written in it. He said to me, “Son of man, eat what you find. Eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel.” So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat the scroll.
He said to me, “Son of man, cause your belly to eat, and fill your bowels with this scroll that I give you.” Then I ate it; and it was as sweet as honey in my mouth.
He said to me, “Son of man, go to the house of Israel, and speak my words to them.