with a strong hand
Jeremiah 20:7
O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and thou hast prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; every one mocks me.
Jeremiah 20:9
If I say, "I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name," there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with holding it in, and I cannot.
Ezekiel 3:14
The Spirit lifted me up and took me away, and I went in bitterness in the heat of my spirit, the hand of the LORD being strong upon me;
Acts 4:20
for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard."
instructed
Psalm 32:8
Thou art a hiding place for me, thou preservest me from trouble; thou dost encompass me with deliverance. [Selah]
Proverbs 1:15
my son, do not walk in the way with them, hold back your foot from their paths;
Jeremiah 15:19
Therefore thus says the LORD: "If you return, I will restore you, and you shall stand before me. If you utter what is precious, and not what is worthless, you shall be as my mouth. They shall turn to you, but you shall not turn to them.
Ezekiel 2:6-8
6
And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, nor be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you and you sit upon scorpions; be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house.
7
And you shall speak my words to them, whether they hear or refuse to hear; for they are a rebellious house.
8
"But you, son of man, hear what I say to you; be not rebellious like that rebellious house; open your mouth, and eat what I give you."