Ezekiel’s Call to Be a Prophet1He said to me, “Son of man, The Hebrew phrase ben adam means human being. The phrase son of man is retained as a form of address here and throughout Ezekiel because of its possible association with “Son of Man” in the New Testament. stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.”
2As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me. 3He said: “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me; they and their ancestors have been in revolt against me to this very day.