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Ezekiel 33:1-20

NIV 1 The word of the LORD came to me: NIV 1 The word of the LORD came to me: NIV 2 "Son of man, speak to your countrymen 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, NIV 2 "Son of man, speak to your countrymen 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, NIV 3 and he sees the sword coming against the land and blows the trumpet to warn the people, NIV 3 and he sees the sword coming against the land and blows the trumpet to warn the people, NIV 4 then if anyone hears the trumpet but does not take warning and the sword comes and takes his life, his blood will be on his own head. NIV 4 then if anyone hears the trumpet but does not take warning and the sword comes and takes his life, his blood will be on his own head. NIV 5 Since he heard the sound of the trumpet but did not take warning, his blood will be on his own head. If he had taken warning, he would have saved himself. NIV 5 Since he heard the sound of the trumpet but did not take warning, his blood will be on his own head. If he had taken warning, he would have saved himself. NIV 6 But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes the life of one of them, that man will be taken away because of his sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for his blood.' NIV 6 But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes the life of one of them, that man will be taken away because of his sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for his blood.' NIV 7 "Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. NIV 7 "Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. NIV 8 When I say to the wicked, 'O wicked man, you will surely die,' and you do not speak out to dissuade him from his ways, that wicked man will die for his sin, and I will hold you accountable for his blood. NIV 8 When I say to the wicked, 'O wicked man, you will surely die,' and you do not speak out to dissuade him from his ways, that wicked man will die for his sin, and I will hold you accountable for his blood. NIV 9 But if you do warn the wicked man to turn from his ways and he does not do so, he will die for his sin, but you will have saved yourself. NIV 9 But if you do warn the wicked man to turn from his ways and he does not do so, he will die for his sin, but you will have saved yourself. NIV 10 "Son of man, say to the house of Israel, 'This is what you are saying: "Our offenses and sins weigh us down, and we are wasting away because of them. How then can we live?" ' NIV 10 "Son of man, say to the house of Israel, 'This is what you are saying: "Our offenses and sins weigh us down, and we are wasting away because of them. How then can we live?" ' NIV 11 Say to them, 'As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways! Why will you die, O house of Israel?' NIV 11 Say to them, 'As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways! Why will you die, O house of Israel?' NIV 12 "Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.' NIV 12 "Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.' NIV 13 If I tell the righteous man that he will surely live, but then he trusts in his righteousness and does evil, none of the righteous things he has done will be remembered; he will die for the evil he has done. NIV 13 If I tell the righteous man that he will surely live, but then he trusts in his righteousness and does evil, none of the righteous things he has done will be remembered; he will die for the evil he has done. NIV 14 And if I say to the wicked man, 'You will surely die,' but he then turns away from his sin and does what is just and right-- NIV 14 And if I say to the wicked man, 'You will surely die,' but he then turns away from his sin and does what is just and right-- NIV 15 if he gives back what he took in pledge for a loan, returns what he has stolen, follows the decrees that give life, and does no evil, he will surely live; he will not die. NIV 15 if he gives back what he took in pledge for a loan, returns what he has stolen, follows the decrees that give life, and does no evil, he will surely live; he will not die. NIV 16 None of the sins he has committed will be remembered against him. He has done what is just and right; he will surely live. NIV 16 None of the sins he has committed will be remembered against him. He has done what is just and right; he will surely live. NIV 17 "Yet your countrymen say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But it is their way that is not just. NIV 17 "Yet your countrymen say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But it is their way that is not just. NIV 18 If a righteous man turns from his righteousness and does evil, he will die for it. NIV 18 If a righteous man turns from his righteousness and does evil, he will die for it. NIV 19 And if a wicked man turns away from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live by doing so. NIV 19 And if a wicked man turns away from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live by doing so. NIV 20 Yet, O house of Israel, you say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But I will judge each of you according to his own ways." NIV 20 Yet, O house of Israel, you say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But I will judge each of you according to his own ways."