Ezekiel 33:17
Good News Translation
"And your people say that what I do isn't right! No, it's their way that isn't right.

Contemporary English Version
Ezekiel, your people accuse me of being unfair. But they are the ones who are unfair.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of thy people have said: The way of the Lord is not equitable: whereas their own way is unjust.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the children of thy people have said: The way of the Lord is not equitable: whereas their own way is unjust.

Ezekiel 33:20 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.

Ezekiel 18:25,29 And you have said: The way of the Lord is not right. Hear ye, therefore, O house of Israel: Is it my way that is not right, and are not rather your ways perverse? . . .

Job 35:2 Doth thy thought seem right to thee, that thou shouldst say: I am more just than God?

Job 40:8 Wilt thou make void my judgment: and condemn me, that thou mayst be justified?

Matthew 25:24-26 But he that had received the one talent, came and said: Lord, I know that thou art a hard man; thou reapest where thou hast not sown and gatherest where thou hast not strewed. . . .

Luke 19:21,22 For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up what thou didst not lay down: and thou reapest that which thou didst not sow. . . .

Context
The Message of the Watchman
16None of his sins, which he hath committed, shall be imputed to him: he hath done judgment and justice, he shall surely live. 17And the children of thy people have said: The way of the Lord is not equitable: whereas their own way is unjust.18For when the just shall depart from his justice, and commit iniquities, he shall die in them.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 18:25
And you have said: The way of the Lord is not right. Hear ye, therefore, O house of Israel: Is it my way that is not right, and are not rather your ways perverse?

Ezekiel 33:2
Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say to them: When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man, one of their meanest, and make him a watchman over them:

Ezekiel 33:16
None of his sins, which he hath committed, shall be imputed to him: he hath done judgment and justice, he shall surely live.

Ezekiel 33:18
For when the just shall depart from his justice, and commit iniquities, he shall die in them.

Additional Translations
Yet your people say, ‘The way of the LORD is not just.’ But it is their way that is not just.Yet the children of your people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

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

Yet the children of thy people will say, The way of the Lord is not straight: whereas this their way is not straight.

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

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

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

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

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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