New Living Translation
Son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not join them in their rebellion. Open your mouth, and eat what I give you."
King James Bible
But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
World English Bible
But you, son of man, hear what I tell you; don't be rebellious like that rebellious house: open your mouth, and eat that which I give you.
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, son of man, hear that which I am speaking unto thee: Thou art not rebellious like the rebellious house, open thy mouth, and eat that which I am giving unto thee.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:8 Hear - Obey. Open - This was done only in a vision.
So I went to the angel and told him to give me the small scroll. "Yes, take it and eat it," he said. "It will be sweet as honey in your mouth, but it will turn sour in your stomach!"
The LORD has given me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said,
So I bought the loincloth as the LORD directed me, and I put it on.
When I discovered your words, I devoured them. They are my joy and my heart's delight, for I bear your name, O LORD God of Heaven's Armies.
"Fill your stomach with this," he said. And when I ate it, it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth.
Then he added, "Son of man, let all my words sink deep into your own heart first. Listen to them carefully for yourself.
"Son of man, you live among rebels who have eyes but refuse to see. They have ears but refuse to hear. For they are a rebellious people.
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