Ezekiel 2:5
Good News Translation
Whether those rebels listen to you or not, they will know that a prophet has been among them.

Contemporary English Version
Those rebels may not even listen, but at least they will know that a prophet has come to them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If so be they at least will hear, and if so be they will forbear, for they are a provoking house: and they shall know that there hath been a prophet in the midst of them.

New American Bible
And whether they hear or resist—they are a rebellious house—they shall know that a prophet has been among them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If so be they at least will hear, and if so be they will forbear, for they are a provoking house: and they shall know that there hath been a prophet in the midst of them.

whether

Ezekiel 1:7 Their feet were straight feet, and the sole of their foot was like the sole of a calf's foot, and they sparkled like the appearance of glowing brass.

Ezekiel 3:10,11,27 And he said to me: Son of man, receive in thy heart, and hear with thy ears, all the words that I speak to thee: . . .

Matthew 10:12-15 And when you come into the house, salute it, saying: Peace be to this house. . . .

Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles.

Romans 3:3 For what if some of them have not believed? Shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect? God forbid!

2 Corinthians 2:15-17 For we are the good odour of Christ unto God, in them that are saved and in them that perish. . . .

yet

Ezekiel 3:19 But if thou give warning to the wicked, and he be not converted from his wickedness, and from his evil way: he indeed shall die in his iniquity, but thou hast delivered thy soul.

Ezekiel 33:9,33 But if thou tell the wicked man, that he may be converted from his ways, and he be not converted from his way he shall die in his iniquity: but thou hast delivered thy soul. . . .

Luke 10:10-12 But into whatsoever city you enter, and they receive you not, going forth into the streets thereof, say: . . .

John 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Context
Ezekiel's Call
4And they to whom I send thee are children of a hard face, and of an obstinate heart: and thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: 5If so be they at least will hear, and if so be they will forbear, for they are a provoking house: and they shall know that there hath been a prophet in the midst of them.6And thou, O son of man, fear not, neither be thou afraid of their words: for thou art among unbelievers and destroyers, and thou dwellest with scorpions. Fear not their words, neither be thou dismayed at their looks: for they are a provoking house.…
Cross References
Matthew 10:12
And when you come into the house, salute it, saying: Peace be to this house.

Luke 10:10
But into whatsoever city you enter, and they receive you not, going forth into the streets thereof, say:

Luke 10:11
Even the very dust of your city that cleaveth to us, we wipe off against you. Yet know this, that the kingdom of God is at hand.

John 15:22
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Acts 13:46
Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles.

Jeremiah 36:21
And the king sent Judi that he should take the volume: who bringing it out of the chamber of Elisama the scribe, read it in the hearing of the king, and of all the princes that stood about the king.

Jeremiah 42:19
This is the word of the Lord concerning you, O ye remnant of Juda: Go ye not into Egypt: know certainly that I have adjured you this day.

Ezekiel 2:7
And thou shalt speak my words to them, if perhaps they will hear, and forbear: for they provoke me to anger.

Ezekiel 3:11
And go get thee in to them of the captivity, to the children of thy people, and thou shalt speak to them, and shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord: If so be they will hear, and will forbear.

Ezekiel 3:27
But when I shall speak to thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: He that heareth, let him hear: and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they are a provoking house.

Ezekiel 12:9
Son of man, hath not the house of Israel, the provoking house, said to thee: What art thou doing?

Ezekiel 33:33
And when that which was foretold shall come to pass, for behold it is coming, then shall they know that a prophet hath been among them.

Ezekiel 44:6
And thou shalt say to the house of Israel that provoketh me: Thus saith the Lord God: Let all your wicked doings suffice you, O house of Israel:

Additional Translations
And whether they listen or refuse to listen—for they are a rebellious house—they will know that a prophet has been among them.And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there has been a prophet among them.

And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

Whether then indeed they shall hear or fear, (for it is a provoking house,) yet they shall know that thou art a prophet in the midst of them.

And they, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear -- for they are a rebellious house -- yet shall they know that there hath been a prophet among them.

And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

They, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house), yet shall know that there has been a prophet among them.

and they -- whether they hear, or whether they forbear, for a rebellious house they are -- have known that a prophet hath been in their midst.
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