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Ezekiel 3

Overview

Ezekiel 3:1, Ezekiel eats the roll; Ezekiel 3:4, God encourages him; Ezekiel 3:15, God shews him the rule of prophecy; Ezekiel 3:22, God shuts and opens the prophet’s mouth.

Verse 1

eat: This must have passed in a vision; but the meaning is plain: Receive ny word into thy mind, let it enter into they soul; digest it, let it be they nourishment, they meat and thy drink, to do the will of thy Father who is in heaven. Ezekiel 3:10, Ezekiel 2:8, Ezekiel 2:9, 1 Timothy 4:15, Revelation 10:9, Revelation 10:10

go: Ezekiel 3:11, Ezekiel 3:15, Ezekiel 3:17-21, Ezekiel 2:3, Jeremiah 24:1-7

Reciprocal: Ezra 6:1 - rolls Jeremiah 15:16 - I did Jeremiah 36:2 - a roll Ezekiel 2:1 - Son

Verse 2

Jeremiah 25:17, Acts 26:19

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 11:4 - General

Verse 3

and fill: Ezekiel 2:10, Job 32:18, Job 32:19, Jeremiah 6:11, Jeremiah 20:9, John 7:38, Colossians 3:16

Then: Psalms 119:11, Jeremiah 15:16, John 6:53-63

it was: Job 23:12, Psalms 19:10, Psalms 119:97, Psalms 119:103, Proverbs 2:10, Proverbs 2:11, Revelation 10:9, Revelation 10:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:21 - eaten them up Numbers 5:22 - go into

Verse 4

Ezekiel 3:11, Ezekiel 2:3, Ezekiel 2:7, Matthew 10:5, Matthew 10:6, Matthew 15:24, Acts 1:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:1 - in Isaiah 48:4 - obstinate Jeremiah 7:27 - hearken Ezekiel 2:1 - Son Ezekiel 11:25 - General Ezekiel 14:4 - speak Ezekiel 20:27 - speak

Verse 5

thou: Jonah 1:2, Jonah 3:2-4, Acts 26:17, Acts 26:18

of a strange speech and of an hard language: Heb. deep of lip and heavy of tongue, and so, Ezekiel 3:6, Psalms 81:5, Isaiah 33:19

Reciprocal: Isaiah 58:1 - spare

Verse 6

of a strange speech and of an hard language: Heb. deep of lip and heavy of language. Surely, etc. or, If I had sent thee to them, would they not have hearkened? etc. Jonah 3:5-10, Matthew 11:20-24, Matthew 12:41, Matthew 12:42, Luke 11:30-32, Acts 27:28, Romans 9:30-33

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:49 - a nation whose Isaiah 6:10 - the heart Isaiah 33:19 - deeper Ezekiel 3:5 - of a strange speech and of an hard language Matthew 11:21 - for Matthew 15:22 - a woman Luke 10:13 - for Acts 13:42 - the Gentiles Acts 22:18 - for Acts 28:26 - Hearing

Verse 7

Israel will: 1 Samuel 8:7, Jeremiah 25:3, Jeremiah 25:4, Jeremiah 44:4, Jeremiah 44:5, Jeremiah 44:16, Luke 10:16, Luke 13:34, Luke 19:14, John 5:40-47, John 15:20-24

all the: Ezekiel 2:4, Ezekiel 24:7, Isaiah 3:9, Jeremiah 3:3, Jeremiah 5:3

impudent and hardhearted: Heb. stiff of forehead and hard of heart

Reciprocal: Proverbs 7:13 - with an impudent face said Isaiah 48:4 - thy brow Jeremiah 15:10 - a man Amos 8:2 - the end Zechariah 1:4 - unto Zechariah 7:11 - they refused Zechariah 7:12 - their hearts Malachi 2:2 - ye will not hear Matthew 11:21 - for Luke 10:13 - for Acts 4:11 - you Acts 22:18 - for Acts 28:26 - Hearing Romans 2:5 - But after Hebrews 3:8 - Harden

Verse 8

Exodus 4:15, Exodus 4:16, Exodus 11:4-8, 1 Kings 21:20, Isaiah 50:7, Jeremiah 1:18, Jeremiah 15:20, Micah 3:8, Acts 7:51-56, Hebrews 11:27, Hebrews 11:32-37

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:18 - I have not Jeremiah 1:8 - not afraid Jeremiah 6:27 - General Ezekiel 2:6 - be not

Verse 9

adamant: Zechariah 7:12

fear: Ezekiel 2:6, Isaiah 41:10, Isaiah 41:14, Isaiah 50:7, Jeremiah 1:8, Jeremiah 1:17, Jeremiah 17:18, Micah 3:8, 1 Timothy 2:3, 2 Timothy 2:6

Reciprocal: Isaiah 30:1 - the rebellious Jeremiah 1:18 - I have Jeremiah 15:20 - I will Ezekiel 3:27 - for they Ezekiel 11:7 - but Ezekiel 12:2 - thou Ezekiel 17:12 - to the Ezekiel 24:3 - the rebellious Ezekiel 44:6 - thou shalt say Hosea 6:5 - have I Acts 18:9 - Be 1 Peter 3:14 - and be

Verse 10

receive: Ezekiel 3:1-3, Ezekiel 2:8, Job 22:22, Psalms 119:11, Proverbs 8:10, Proverbs 19:20, Luke 8:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 1 Thessalonians 4:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:2 - General Jeremiah 1:9 - Behold Jeremiah 1:17 - and speak Jeremiah 15:19 - let them Jeremiah 19:2 - and proclaim Jeremiah 26:2 - all the words Ezekiel 2:1 - Son Ezekiel 2:5 - whether Ezekiel 2:7 - thou Amos 8:2 - the end Matthew 11:14 - if

Verse 11

get: Ezekiel 3:15, Ezekiel 11:24, Ezekiel 11:25, Daniel 6:13

the children: Ezekiel 33:2, Ezekiel 33:12, Ezekiel 33:17, Ezekiel 33:30, Ezekiel 37:18, Exodus 32:7, Deuteronomy 9:12, Daniel 12:1

speak: Ezekiel 3:27, Ezekiel 2:5, Ezekiel 2:7, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:29 - speak Jeremiah 1:17 - and speak Jeremiah 15:19 - let them Jeremiah 19:2 - and proclaim Jeremiah 29:20 - all ye Ezekiel 3:4 - General Ezekiel 11:5 - Speak Ezekiel 20:27 - speak Matthew 11:14 - if Acts 2:4 - as Acts 4:20 - we cannot

Verse 12

spirit: Ezekiel 3:14, Ezekiel 2:2, Ezekiel 8:3, Ezekiel 11:1, Ezekiel 11:24, Ezekiel 40:1, Ezekiel 40:2, 1 Kings 18:12, 2 Kings 2:16, Acts 8:39

a voice: Acts 2:2, Revelation 1:10, Revelation 1:15

Blessed: Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 103:20, Psalms 103:21, Psalms 148:2, Isaiah 6:3, Revelation 5:11-14, Revelation 19:6

glory: Ezekiel 9:3, Ezekiel 10:4, Ezekiel 10:18, Ezekiel 10:19, Ezekiel 11:22, Ezekiel 11:23, Exodus 40:34, Exodus 40:35, 1 Samuel 4:21, 1 Samuel 4:22

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:10 - Blessed be thou Ezekiel 8:1 - that the Ezekiel 43:5 - the spirit Micah 1:3 - cometh Matthew 4:1 - of the spirit Luke 2:13 - a multitude Ephesians 3:10 - intent Revelation 4:2 - I was Revelation 17:3 - he carried

Verse 13

the noise: Ezekiel 1:24, Ezekiel 10:5, 2 Samuel 5:24

touched: Heb. kissed

and the noise: Ezekiel 10:16, Ezekiel 10:17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 7:30 - wheels Acts 2:2 - as

Verse 14

the spirit: Ezekiel 3:12, Ezekiel 8:3, Ezekiel 37:1

in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit: Heb. bitter in hot anger, Numbers 11:11-19, Jeremiah 6:11, Jeremiah 20:14-18, John 4:1, John 4:3, John 4:9

but: Ezekiel 1:3, Ezekiel 8:1, Ezekiel 37:1, 1 Kings 18:46, 2 Kings 2:16, 2 Kings 3:15, Jeremiah 20:7-9

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:1 - General Exodus 4:13 - send Exodus 11:8 - a great anger 1 Chronicles 28:19 - by his hand upon me Job 32:18 - the spirit Psalms 39:3 - General Proverbs 14:10 - heart Ecclesiastes 2:17 - work Isaiah 8:11 - with a strong hand Jeremiah 1:17 - confound thee Jeremiah 17:16 - I have Jeremiah 20:9 - was in Ezekiel 2:2 - General Ezekiel 3:22 - the hand Ezekiel 11:1 - the spirit Ezekiel 40:1 - hand Jonah 1:3 - to flee Micah 3:8 - I am Habakkuk 3:16 - my belly Matthew 4:1 - of the spirit Luke 4:1 - and was Acts 4:20 - we cannot Acts 9:13 - Lord Acts 18:5 - was Acts 26:19 - I was not 1 Corinthians 9:17 - against Revelation 10:9 - Take Revelation 10:10 - my belly Revelation 21:10 - he carried

Verse 15

that dwelt: Ezekiel 3:23, Ezekiel 1:1, Ezekiel 10:15, Ezekiel 43:3

sat: Genesis 50:10, Job 2:13, Psalms 137:1, Jeremiah 23:9, Habakkuk 3:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:13 - send Ezra 8:15 - the river that runneth Ezra 9:3 - sat Isaiah 56:10 - they are all dumb Jeremiah 29:20 - all ye Ezekiel 3:1 - go Ezekiel 3:11 - get Ezekiel 11:24 - into

Verse 16

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 1:4 - the word

Verse 17

I have: Ezekiel 33:2-9, 1 Corinthians 12:28

a watchman: Song of Solomon 3:3, Song of Solomon 5:7, Isaiah 21:6, Isaiah 21:8, Isaiah 21:11, Isaiah 21:12, Isaiah 52:8, Isaiah 56:10, Isaiah 62:6, Jeremiah 6:17, Jeremiah 31:6, Acts 20:28-31, Hebrews 13:17

hear: Ezekiel 33:6-8, 2 Chronicles 19:10, Isaiah 58:1, Jeremiah 6:10, Habakkuk 2:1, Matthew 3:7, 1 Corinthians 4:14, 2 Corinthians 5:11, 2 Corinthians 5:20, Colossians 1:28, 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:29 - speak Exodus 7:2 - General Exodus 18:20 - work Numbers 9:8 - I will 1 Kings 22:14 - what the Lord 2 Chronicles 18:7 - me Psalms 19:11 - Moreover Psalms 40:10 - not hid Isaiah 21:10 - that which Jeremiah 1:7 - for thou shalt Jeremiah 7:27 - thou shalt speak Jeremiah 17:20 - General Jeremiah 23:22 - if Jeremiah 26:2 - all the words Jeremiah 38:21 - this is Jeremiah 42:21 - I have Ezekiel 2:1 - Son Ezekiel 2:7 - thou Ezekiel 3:1 - go Ezekiel 11:4 - General Ezekiel 11:25 - General Ezekiel 14:4 - speak Ezekiel 33:7 - I have Ezekiel 40:4 - behold Hosea 9:8 - watchman Jonah 3:2 - preach Haggai 1:13 - the Lord's Mark 13:34 - and commanded Acts 20:31 - warn Acts 27:11 - believed Romans 12:7 - ministry 1 Corinthians 15:3 - I delivered 2 Corinthians 6:5 - watchings 1 Thessalonians 4:2 - General 2 Timothy 4:5 - watch Hebrews 11:7 - warned James 3:1 - knowing

Verse 18

I say: Ezekiel 18:4, Ezekiel 18:13, Ezekiel 18:20, Ezekiel 33:6, Ezekiel 33:8, Genesis 2:17, Genesis 3:3, Genesis 3:4, Numbers 26:65, 2 Kings 1:4, Isaiah 3:11, Luke 13:3, Luke 13:5, Ephesians 5:5, Ephesians 5:6

to save: Ezekiel 18:30-32, Acts 2:40, Acts 3:19, 1 Timothy 4:16, James 5:19, James 5:20

the same: Ezekiel 33:6, Ezekiel 33:9, Ezekiel 33:10, Proverbs 14:32, John 8:21, John 8:24

but: Ezekiel 34:10, Genesis 9:5, Genesis 9:6, Genesis 42:22, 2 Samuel 4:11, Luke 11:50, Luke 11:51, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27, 1 Timothy 5:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:7 - surely Genesis 43:9 - of my hand Exodus 33:3 - for I Numbers 18:1 - shall bear Deuteronomy 22:8 - thou bring Joshua 22:23 - let the Lord 1 Samuel 8:9 - howbeit 2 Kings 6:10 - warned him 2 Chronicles 19:10 - warn them Psalms 40:10 - not hid Proverbs 13:17 - wicked Isaiah 53:6 - his own Isaiah 55:7 - the wicked Jeremiah 6:10 - give Jeremiah 7:27 - thou shalt speak Jeremiah 31:30 - General Ezekiel 3:19 - he shall Ezekiel 3:20 - because Ezekiel 18:18 - even Ezekiel 33:14 - Thou shalt Matthew 3:7 - who Mark 6:18 - It is Acts 4:11 - you Acts 18:6 - Your Acts 27:11 - believed James 3:1 - knowing

Verse 19

if thou: 2 Kings 17:13-23, 2 Chronicles 36:15, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Proverbs 29:1, Jeremiah 42:19-22, Jeremiah 44:4, Jeremiah 44:5, Luke 10:10, Luke 10:11, Acts 18:5, Acts 18:6, 1 Thessalonians 4:6, Hebrews 2:1-3, Hebrews 12:25

he shall: Ezekiel 3:18, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 2 Thessalonians 1:9, Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:27

but thou: Ezekiel 3:21, Ezekiel 14:14, Ezekiel 14:20, Ezekiel 33:5, Ezekiel 33:9, Isaiah 49:4, Isaiah 49:5, Acts 13:45, Acts 13:46, Acts 20:26, 2 Corinthians 2:15-17

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:3 - for I Numbers 18:1 - shall bear Isaiah 55:7 - the wicked Jeremiah 31:30 - General Ezekiel 2:5 - yet Ezekiel 33:14 - Thou shalt Mark 6:18 - It is John 8:21 - and shall die Acts 4:11 - you 1 Timothy 4:16 - thou shalt

Verse 20

When: Ezekiel 18:24, Ezekiel 18:26, Ezekiel 33:12, Ezekiel 33:13, 2 Chronicles 24:2, 2 Chronicles 24:17-22, Psalms 36:3, Psalms 125:5, Zephaniah 1:6, Matthew 13:20, Matthew 13:21, Hebrews 10:38, 2 Peter 2:18-22, 1 John 2:19

righteousness: Heb. righteousnesses, Isaiah 64:6, Daniel 9:18

and I lay: Ezekiel 7:19, Ezekiel 14:3, Ezekiel 14:7-9, Deuteronomy 13:3, Psalms 119:165, *marg. Isaiah 8:14, Jeremiah 6:21, Luke 2:34, Romans 9:32, Romans 9:33, Romans 11:9, 1 Corinthians 1:23, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12, 1 Peter 2:8

because: Ezekiel 3:18, Leviticus 19:17, 2 Samuel 12:7-13, 2 Chronicles 19:2-4, 2 Chronicles 25:15, Proverbs 25:12, Matthew 18:15

and his: Ezekiel 18:24, Ezekiel 18:26, Ezekiel 33:12, Ezekiel 33:13, Matthew 12:43-45, Luke 8:15, Romans 2:7, Romans 2:8, Hebrews 10:38, 2 Peter 2:21

but his: Ezekiel 3:18, Ezekiel 33:6, Hebrews 13:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:9 - of my hand Deuteronomy 22:8 - thou bring Jeremiah 34:16 - ye turned Ezekiel 3:21 - he shall Ezekiel 34:10 - and I will Amos 5:7 - leave Romans 11:22 - otherwise Revelation 2:14 - a stumblingblock

Verse 21

if thou: Matthew 24:24, Matthew 24:25, Acts 20:31, 1 Corinthians 4:14, 1 Corinthians 10:12, Galatians 1:6-10, Galatians 5:2-7, Ephesians 4:17-21, Ephesians 5:5, Ephesians 5:6, Colossians 1:28, Colossians 3:5-8, 1 Thessalonians 4:6-8, 1 Thessalonians 5:14, Titus 2:15, 1 John 3:6-9, Revelation 3:19

he shall: Ezekiel 3:20, Psalms 19:11, Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 17:10, Galatians 2:11-13, James 5:20

also: Ezekiel 3:19, 1 Timothy 4:16

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 42:19 - know Ezekiel 18:17 - he shall surely Ezekiel 18:21 - he shall surely Ezekiel 18:24 - when Ezekiel 33:9 - if thou Ezekiel 33:12 - The righteousness 1 John 2:1 - that

Verse 22

the hand: Ezekiel 3:14, Ezekiel 1:3, Ezekiel 37:1

Arise: Ezekiel 8:4, Acts 9:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:9 - talked 2 Kings 3:15 - the hand 1 Chronicles 28:19 - by his hand upon me Ezekiel 8:1 - that the Ezekiel 33:22 - the hand Ezekiel 40:1 - hand

Verse 23

the glory: Ezekiel 1:4, Ezekiel 1:28, Ezekiel 9:3, Ezekiel 10:18, Numbers 16:19, Numbers 16:42, Acts 7:55

river: Ezekiel 1:1-3

and I fell: Ezekiel 1:28, Daniel 8:17, Daniel 10:8, Daniel 10:9, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 4:10, Revelation 5:8, Revelation 5:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:3 - General Ezekiel 3:15 - that dwelt Ezekiel 8:4 - General Ezekiel 10:20 - the living Ezekiel 43:2 - the glory Ezekiel 43:3 - the river Ezekiel 44:4 - the glory Matthew 17:6 - General Luke 2:9 - and the

Verse 24

the spirit: Ezekiel 2:2, Ezekiel 37:10, Daniel 10:8-10, Daniel 10:19

Go: Ezekiel 4:1-4

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 6:10 - shut up Jeremiah 15:17 - sat alone Jeremiah 31:30 - General Ezekiel 11:5 - the Spirit

Verse 25

Ezekiel 4:8, Mark 3:21, John 21:18, Acts 9:16, Acts 20:23, Acts 21:11-13

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 15:17 - sat alone

Verse 26

I will: Ezekiel 24:27, Psalms 51:15, Psalms 137:6, Jeremiah 1:17, Luke 1:20-22

and shalt: Psalms 36:11, Psalms 36:12, Lamentations 2:9, Hosea 4:17, Amos 5:10, Amos 8:11, Amos 8:12, Micah 3:6, Micah 3:7

a reprover: Heb. a man reproving

for: Ezekiel 2:3-8, Isaiah 1:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:11 - General Job 29:10 - nobles held their peace Isaiah 30:1 - the rebellious Isaiah 56:10 - they are all dumb Ezekiel 2:6 - though they Ezekiel 3:27 - for they Ezekiel 12:2 - thou Ezekiel 29:21 - the opening Ezekiel 33:22 - and my Ezekiel 44:6 - thou shalt say Micah 2:6 - they shall not prophesy

Verse 27

I will: Ezekiel 11:25, Ezekiel 24:27, Ezekiel 29:21, Ezekiel 33:32, Exodus 4:11, Exodus 4:12, Luke 21:15, Ephesians 6:19

Thus: Ezekiel 3:11, Ezekiel 2:5, Matthew 11:15, Matthew 13:9, Revelation 22:10, Revelation 22:11

for they: Ezekiel 3:9, Ezekiel 3:26, Ezekiel 12:2, Ezekiel 12:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 51:15 - open Isaiah 30:1 - the rebellious Isaiah 56:10 - they are all dumb Jeremiah 1:7 - for thou shalt Ezekiel 2:6 - though they Ezekiel 11:5 - the Spirit Ezekiel 20:27 - speak Ezekiel 33:2 - speak Ezekiel 33:22 - and my Ezekiel 44:6 - thou shalt say Daniel 10:16 - touched Luke 1:64 - his mouth Acts 6:10 - able

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 3". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-3.html.