9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
9 Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out to me. In it was a scroll,
9 And when I looked, behold, a hand was stretched out to me, and behold, a scroll of a book was in it.
9 When I looked he had his hand stretched out to me, and in the hand a book, a scroll.
9 Now when I looked, there was a hand stretched out to me; and behold, a scroll of a book was in it.
9 Then I looked and saw a hand reaching out to me. It held a scroll,
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Ezekiel 2:9
Commentary on Ezekiel 2:6-10
(Read Ezekiel 2:6-10)
Those who will do any thing to purpose in the service of God, must not fear men. Wicked men are as briers and thorns; but they are nigh unto cursing, and their end is to be burned. The prophet must be faithful to the souls of those to whom he was sent. All who speak from God to others, must obey his voice. The discoveries of sin, and the warnings of wrath, should be matter of lamentation. And those acquainted with the word of God, will clearly perceive it is filled with woe to impenitent sinners; and that all the precious promises of the gospel are for the repenting, believing servants of the Lord.