Ezekiel 2:5
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And whether they listen or fail to listen--for they are a rebellious people--they will know that a prophet has been among them.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them - By this they shall be assured of two things:

1. That God in his mercy had given them due warning.

2. That themselves were inexcusable, for not taking it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

whether

Ezekiel 1:7 And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot...

Ezekiel 3:10,11,27 Moreover he said to me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak to you receive in your heart, and hear with your ears...

Matthew 10:12-15 And when you come into an house, salute it...

Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you...

Romans 3:3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

2 Corinthians 2:15-17 For we are to God a sweet smell of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish...

yet

Ezekiel 3:19 Yet if you warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity...

Ezekiel 33:9,33 Nevertheless, if you warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity...

Luke 10:10-12 But into whatever city you enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say...

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

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Endurance of the World's Censure.
"And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them; neither be afraid of their words, though briars and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions; be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house."--Ezekiel ii. 6. What is here implied, as the trial of the Prophet Ezekiel, was fulfilled more or less in the case of all the Prophets. They were not Teachers merely, but Confessors. They came not merely to unfold the Law, or to foretell the Gospel,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

St. Malachy Becomes Bishop of Connor; He Builds the Monastery of iveragh.
16. (10). At that time an episcopal see was vacant,[321] and had long been vacant, because Malachy would not assent: for they had elected him to it.[322] But they persisted, and at length he yielded when their entreaties were enforced by the command of his teacher,[323] together with that of the metropolitan.[324] It was when he was just entering the thirtieth year of his age,[325] that he was consecrated bishop and brought to Connor; for that was the name of the city through ignorance of Irish ecclesiastical
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Matthew 10:12
As you enter the home, give it your greeting.

Luke 10:10
But when you enter a town and are not welcomed, go into its streets and say,

Luke 10:11
Even the dust of your town we wipe from our feet as a warning to you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God has come near.'

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

Acts 13:46
Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: "We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles.

Jeremiah 36:21
The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and Jehudi brought it from the room of Elishama the secretary and read it to the king and all the officials standing beside him.

Jeremiah 42:19
"Remnant of Judah, the LORD has told you, 'Do not go to Egypt.' Be sure of this: I warn you today

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