2:1 He said to me, “Son of man,1 stand on your feet and I will speak with you.” 2:2 As he spoke to me,2 a wind3 came into me and stood me on my feet, and I heard the one speaking to me.
2:3 He said to me, “Son of man, I am sending you to the house4 of Israel, to rebellious nations5 who have rebelled against me; both they and their fathers have revolted6 against me to this very day.
2:4 The people7 to whom I am sending you are obstinate and hard-hearted,8 and you must say to them, ‘This is what the sovereign
2:9 Then I looked and realized a hand was stretched out to me, and in it was a written scroll. 2:10 He unrolled it before me, and it had writing on the front17 and back;18 written on it were laments, mourning, and woe.