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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.
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 your people [who are in exile in Babylon] say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right;’ but as for them, it is their own way that is not right.
Yet your people say, The way of the Lord is not perfect or even just; but as for them, it is their own way that is not perfect or even just.
¶ 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 your people say, “My Lord’s way doesn’t measure up.” Isn’t it their ways that don’t measure up?
“Now your people say, ‘Adonais way isn’t fair!’ But it is their way, theirs, that isn’t fair!
Ezekiel, your people accuse me of being unfair. But they are the ones who are unfair.
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.
And the children of thy people have said: The way of the Lord is not equitable: whereas their own way is unjust.
“But your people say, ‘That’s not fair! The Lord cannot be like that!’ “But they are the people who are not fair! They are the people who must change!
“Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just,’ when it is their own way that is not just.
“Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just’, when it is their own way that is not just.
“Your people say: ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ But it is their own ways that are not ·fair [just].
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but their own way is unequal.
“But your people say, ‘The Lord’s way is unfair.’ Yet, their ways are unfair.
“And your people say that what I do isn't right! No, it's their way that isn't right.
“But your people say, ‘The Lord’s way isn’t fair,’ even though it is their own way that isn’t fair.
“But your people say: ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ But it is their own way that is not fair.
“Nevertheless, your people’s children keep saying, ‘Living life the Lord’s way isn’t right,’ when all the while it is their way of living that isn’t right.
Then the sons of thy people shall say, The way of the Lord is not straight: but their way is the one that 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 your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair!’ yet their way is not fair.
“And yet your people are saying the Lord isn’t fair. The trouble is they aren’t fair.
“‘Your people say, “The Master’s way isn’t fair.” But it’s the way they’re living that isn’t fair. When good people turn back from living good lives and plunge into sin, they’ll die for it. And when a wicked person turns away from his wicked life and starts living a just and righteous life, he’ll come alive.
Yet the sons of your people say, “The way of the Lord is not right,” when their way is not right.
“But your people say, ‘Adonay’s way is unfair.’ Yet, their ways are unfair.
Your people say, “The way of the Lord is not fair!” But it is their way that is not fair.
“Yet your fellow citizens say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right,’ when it is their own way that is not right.
“Your people say: ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ But it is their own ways that are not fair.
“Yet your people say, ‘The behavior of the Lord is not right,’ when it is their behavior that is not right.
“In spite of that, your people say, ‘What the Lord does isn’t fair.’ But it is what you do that is not fair.
“Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ But it is their way that is not just.
‘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 fair.’ But it is their way which is not fair!
“Yet the children of your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right.’ But it is their way that is not right.
“Your people are saying, ‘The Lord isn’t doing what’s right,’ but it is they who are not doing what’s right.
Yet your people say, “The way of the Lord is not just,” when it is their own way that is not just.
Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just’, when it is their own way that is not just.
Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just’, when it is their own way that is not just.
Yet your people say, “The way of the Lord is not just,” when it is their own way that is not just.
Yet the Bnei Amecha say, The Derech Adonoi is not proper; but as for them, their derech is not proper.
“Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just’; when it is their own way that is not just.
“Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just’; when it is their own way that is not just.
“Yet the children of your people say, ‘The way of Adonai isn’t fair!’ but it is their way, theirs that is unfair.
Still your own people say, “The Lord’s way is not fair at all.” But they are the ones with perverted ways.
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 said, The way of the Lord is not of even weight, [or (of) even charge]; and the way of them is unjust. (And thy people said, The way of the Lord is not equal, or not fair; but it is their way that is unjust, or unfair.)
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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