Ezekiel 33:20
New International Version
Yet you Israelites say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But I will judge each of you according to your own ways."

New Living Translation
O people of Israel, you are saying, 'The Lord isn't doing what's right.' But I judge each of you according to your deeds."

English Standard Version
Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways.”

Berean Study Bible
Yet you say, ‘The way of the LORD is not just.’ But I will judge each of you according to his ways, O house of Israel.”

New American Standard Bible
"Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not right.' O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways."

King James Bible
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O ye house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet you say, "The Lord's way isn't fair." I will judge each of you according to his ways, house of Israel.'"

Contemporary English Version
But the Israelites still think I am unfair. So warn them that they will be punished for what they have done.

Good News Translation
But Israel, you say that what I do isn't right. I am going to judge you by what you do."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet you say, 'The Lord's way isn't fair.' I will judge each of you according to his ways, house of Israel."

International Standard Version
"And yet you keep saying, 'Living life the Lord's way isn't right,' But I will judge every one of you according to the way you live, you house of Israel!"

NET Bible
Yet you say, 'The behavior of the Lord is not right.' House of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his behavior."

New Heart English Bible
Yet you say, 'The way of the LORD is not just.' House of Israel, I will judge every one of you after his ways."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Yet, the people of Israel say, 'The Lord's way is unfair.' I will judge each of you by your own ways, people of Israel."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet ye say: The way of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.'

New American Standard 1977
“Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right.’ O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not straight. O ye house of Israel, I will judge you each one after his ways.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet you say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O you house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

American King James Version
Yet you say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O you house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

American Standard Version
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And this is that which ye said, The way of the Lord is not straight. I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one for his ways.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you say: The way of the Lord is not right, I will judge every one of you according to his ways, O house of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

English Revised Version
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O ye house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

World English Bible
Yet you say, The way of the Lord is not equal. House of Israel, I will judge every one of you after his ways.

Young's Literal Translation
And ye have said: The way of the Lord is not pondered, Each according to his ways do I judge you, O house of Israel.'
Study Bible
The Message of the Watchman
19But if a wicked man turns from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live because of this. 20Yet you say, ‘The way of the LORD is not just.’ But I will judge each of you according to his ways, O house of Israel.”
Cross References
Job 34:11
For according to a man's deeds, He repays him; according to a man's ways, He brings consequences.

Ezekiel 7:8
Very soon I will pour out My wrath upon you and vent My anger against you; I will judge you according to your ways and punish you for all your abominations.

Ezekiel 18:25
Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Hear now, O house of Israel: Is it My way that is unjust? Is it not your ways that are unjust?

Ezekiel 33:12
Therefore, son of man, say to your people: 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not deliver him in the day of his transgression; neither will the wickedness of the wicked man cause him to stumble on the day he turns from his wickedness. Nor will the righteous man be able to survive by his righteousness on the day he sins.'

Ezekiel 33:19
But if a wicked man turns from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live because of this.

Treasury of Scripture

Yet you say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O you house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

Yet

Ezekiel 33:17
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

Ezekiel 18:25,29
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal? …

Proverbs 19:3
The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.

I will

Ezekiel 18:30
Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Psalm 62:12
Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Ecclesiastes 12:14
For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.







Lexicon
Yet you say,
וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם (wa·’ă·mar·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘The way
דֶּ֣רֶךְ (de·reḵ)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

of the LORD
אֲדֹנָ֑י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

is not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

just.’
יִתָּכֵ֖ן (yit·tā·ḵên)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8505: To balance, measure out, arrange, equalize, levelling

But I will judge
אֶשְׁפּ֥וֹט (’eš·pō·wṭ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8199: To judge, pronounce sentence, to vindicate, punish, to govern, to litigate

each
אִ֧ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of you
אֶתְכֶ֖ם (’eṯ·ḵem)
Direct object marker | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

according to his ways,
כִּדְרָכָ֛יו (kiḏ·rā·ḵāw)
Preposition-k | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

O house
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

of Israel.”
יִשְׂרָאֵֽל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc
33:10-20 Those who despaired of finding mercy with God, are answered with a solemn declaration of God's readiness to show mercy. The ruin of the city and state was determined, but that did not relate to the final state of persons. God says to the righteous, that he shall surely live. But many who have made profession, have been ruined by proud confidence in themselves. Man trusts to his own righteousness, and presuming on his own sufficiency, he is brought to commit iniquity. If those who have lived a wicked life repent and forsake their wicked ways, they shall be saved. Many such amazing and blessed changes have been wrought by the power of Divine grace. When there is a settled separation between a man and sin, there shall no longer be a separation between him and God.
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