Ezekiel 2:9
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New International Version
Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out to me. In it was a scroll,

King James Bible
And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;

Darby Bible Translation
And I looked, and behold, a hand was put forth toward me; and behold, a roll of a book therein.

World English Bible
When I looked, behold, a hand was put forth to me; and, behold, a scroll of a book was therein;

Young's Literal Translation
And I look, and lo, a hand is sent forth unto me, and lo, in it a roll of a book,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A hand was sent - Here the hand signifies not only the instrument of conveyance, but an emblem of the Divine power, which the hand of God always signifies.

A roll of a book - מגלת שפר megillath sepher. All ancient books were written so as to be rolled up; hence volumen, a volume, from volvo, I roll.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

an hand

Ezekiel 8:3 And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of my head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven...

Jeremiah 1:9 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said to me, Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.

Daniel 5:5 In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand...

Daniel 10:10,16-18 And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me on my knees and on the palms of my hands...

a roll
All ancient books were written so as to be rolled up; hence volumen??, a volume, from [volvo], I roll.

Ezekiel 3:1 Moreover he said to me, Son of man, eat that you find; eat this roll, and go speak to the house of Israel.

Hebrews 10:7 Then said I, See, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do your will, O God.

Revelation 5:1-5 And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals...

Revelation 10:8-11 And the voice which I heard from heaven spoke to me again, and said...

Library
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
Hebrews 10:7
Then I said, 'Here I am--it is written about me in the scroll-- I have come to do your will, my God.'"

Revelation 5:1
Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals.

Revelation 10:8
Then the voice that I had heard from heaven spoke to me once more: "Go, take the scroll that lies open in the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the land."

Jeremiah 36:2
"Take a scroll and write on it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah and all the other nations from the time I began speaking to you in the reign of Josiah till now.

Jeremiah 36:4
So Jeremiah called Baruch son of Neriah, and while Jeremiah dictated all the words the LORD had spoken to him, Baruch wrote them on the scroll.

Ezekiel 3:1
And he said to me, "Son of man, eat what is before you, eat this scroll; then go and speak to the people of Israel."

Ezekiel 8:3
He stretched out what looked like a hand and took me by the hair of my head. The Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven and in visions of God he took me to Jerusalem, to the entrance of the north gate of the inner court, where the idol that provokes to jealousy stood.

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