Ezekiel 33:11-20

Leeser(i) 11 Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Eternal, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but in the return of the wicked from his way that he may live: return ye, return ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel? 12 But thou, son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him on the day of his transgression; and as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not stumble through it on the day that he returneth from his wickedness; nor shall the righteous be able to live through the other on the day that he sinneth. 13 When I say of the righteous, that he shall surely live, and he trusteth to his own righteousness, and committeth what is wrong: all his righteous deeds shall not be remembered, and for his wrong that he hath committed,—through this shall he die. 14 Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and he turneth from his sin, and executeth justice and righteousness; 15 If the wicked restore the pledge, make restitution for what he hath robbed, walk in the statutes of life, so as not to do any wrong: he shall surely live, he shall not die. 16 All his sins that he hath committed shall not be remembered unto him: justice and righteousness hath he executed, he shall surely live. 17 Yet say the children of thy people, The way of the Lord is not equitable: while, as to them, their way is not equitable. 18 When the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and doth what is wrong, he shall even die therefore. 19 And when the wicked returneth from his wickedness, and executeth justice and righteousness, he shall surely live therefore. 20 Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equitable. Every one after his own ways will I judge you, O house of Israel.