"Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me.
Cross ReferencesHebrews 13:17
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch over your souls as those who must give an account. To this end, allow them to lead with joy and not with grief, for that would be of no advantage to you.
2 Chronicles 19:10
For every dispute that comes before you from your brothers who dwell in their cities--whether of bloodshed or offenses against the law, commandment, statutes, or judgments--you are to warn them, so that they will not incur guilt before the LORD and wrath will not come upon you and your brothers. Do this, and you will not incur guilt.
Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices, together they shout for joy, for every eye will see when the LORD returns to Zion.
Israel's watchmen are blind, they are all oblivious; they are all mute dogs, they cannot bark; they are dreamers lying around, loving to slumber.
"Cry aloud, do not hold back! Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins.
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD shall take no rest for yourselves,
I appointed watchmen over you and said, 'Listen for the sound of the ram's horn.' But they answered, 'We will not listen!'
But speak My words to them, whether they listen or refuse to listen, for they are rebellious.
Therefore prophesy against them; prophesy, O son of man!"
I told the exiles everything the LORD had shown me.
As for you, O son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word from My mouth and give them warning from Me.
I will stand at my guard post and station myself on the ramparts. I will watch to see what He will say to me and how I will answer my reproof.
Haggai, the messenger of the LORD, delivered the LORD's message to the people, saying: "I am with you," declares the LORD.
Chapter Outline1. Ezekiel eats the scroll
4. God encourages him
15. God shows him the rule of prophecy
22. God shuts and opens the prophet's mouth
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Corinthians 12:28
Song of Solomon 3:3
Song of Solomon 5:7
Isaiah 21:6, 8, 11, 12
2 Chronicles 19:10
1 Corinthians 4:14
2 Corinthians 5:11, 20
1 Thessalonians 5:14
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