Ezekiel 33:17
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New International Version
"Yet your people say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But it is their way that is not just.

King James Bible
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

Darby Bible Translation
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

World English Bible
Yet the children of your people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of thy people have said: The way of the Lord is not pondered, As to them -- their way is not pondered.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If he trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity - If he trust in his acting according to the statutes and ordinances of religion, and according to the laws relative to rights and wrongs among men, and in other respects commit iniquity, he shall die for it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ezekiel 33:20 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.

Ezekiel 18:25,29 Yet you 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...

Job 35:2 Think you this to be right, that you said, My righteousness is more than God's?

Job 40:8 Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?

Matthew 25:24-26 Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew you that you are an hard man, reaping where you have not sown...

Luke 19:21,22 For I feared you, because you are an austere man: you take up that you layed not down, and reap that you did not sow...

Library
The Warning Neglected
Now, this morning, by God's help, I shall labor to be personal, and whilst I pray for the rich assistance of the Divine Spirit, I will also ask one thing of each person here present--I would ask of every Christian that he would lift up a prayer to God, that the service may be blessed; and I ask of every other person that he will please to understand that I am preaching to him, and at him; and if there be anything that is personal and pertinent to his own case, I beseech him, as for life and death,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
"O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."--Psalm xxxiv. 8. You see by these words what love Almighty God has towards us, and what claims He has upon our love. He is the Most High, and All-Holy. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. He would not be less happy though He had never created us; He would not be less happy though we were all blotted out again from creation. But He is the God of love; He brought us all into existence,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

Thoughts Upon Worldly Riches. Sect. I.
HE that seriously considers the Constitution of the Christian Religion, observing the Excellency of its Doctrines, the Clearness of its Precepts, the Severity of its Threatnings, together with the Faithfulness of its Promises, and the Certainty of its Principles to trust to; such a one may justly be astonished, and admire what should be the reason that they who profess this not only the most excellent, but only true Religion in the World, should notwithstanding be generally as wicked, debauched and
William Beveridge—Private Thoughts Upon a Christian Life

The Progress of the Gospel
Their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the end of the world. T he heavens declare the glory of God (Psalm 19:1) . The grandeur of the arch over our heads, the number and lustre of the stars, the beauty of the light, the splendour of the sun, the regular succession of day and night, and of the seasons of the year, are such proofs of infinite wisdom and power, that the Scripture attributes to them a voice, a universal language, intelligible to all mankind, accommodated to every capacity.
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Ezekiel 18:25
"Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Hear, you Israelites: Is my way unjust? Is it not your ways that are unjust?

Ezekiel 33:2
"Son of man, speak to your people and say to them: 'When I bring the sword against a land, and the people of the land choose one of their men and make him their watchman,

Ezekiel 33:16
None of the sins that person has committed will be remembered against them. They have done what is just and right; they will surely live.

Ezekiel 33:18
If a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, they will die for it.

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