Context2As He spoke to me the Spirit entered me and set me on my feet; and I heard Him speaking to me. 3Then He said to me, Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day. 4I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, Thus says the Lord GOD. 5As for them, whether they listen or notfor they are a rebellious housethey will know that a prophet has been among them. 6And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house. 7But you shall speak My words to them whether they listen or not, for they are rebellious.
8Now you, son of man, listen to what I am speaking to you; do not be rebellious like that rebellious house. Open your mouth and eat what I am giving you. 9Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it. 10When He spread it out before me, it was written on the front and back, and written on it were lamentations, mourning and woe.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And the Spirit entered into me when he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet; and I heard him that spake unto me.
And the spirit entered into me after that he spoke to me, and he set me upon my feet: and I heard him speaking to me,
Darby Bible Translation
And the Spirit entered into me when he spoke unto me, and set me upon my feet; and I heard him that spoke unto me.
English Revised Version
And the spirit entered into me when he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet; and I heard him that spake unto me.
Webster's Bible Translation
And the spirit entered into me when he spoke to me, and set me upon my feet, that I heard him that spoke to me.
World English Bible
The Spirit entered into me when he spoke to me, and set me on my feet; and I heard him who spoke to me.
Young's Literal Translation
And there doth come into me a spirit, when He hath spoken unto me, and it causeth me to stand on my feet, and I hear Him who is speaking unto me.
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