17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman(A) for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.(B) 18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,(C)’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[a] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.(D) 19 But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turn(E) from their wickedness(F) or from their evil ways, they will die(G) for their sin; but you will have saved yourself.(H)

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  1. Ezekiel 3:18 Or in; also in verses 19 and 20

But when they opposed Paul and became abusive,(A) he shook out his clothes in protest(B) and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads!(C) I am innocent of it.(D) From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”(E)

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