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 you say, `The way of the Lord is not just.' O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways."
"Yet you say, `The way of the Lord is not just.' Hear now, O house of Israel: Is my way not just? Is it not your ways that are not just?
Yet the house of Israel says, `The way of the Lord is not just.' O house of Israel, are my ways not just? Is it not your ways that are not just?
"Do you think this to be just? Do you say, ` you say, "It is my right before God,'
Will you even put me in the wrong? Will you condemn me that you may be justified?
He also who had received the one talent came forward, saying, `Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not winnow;
so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.'
But his master answered him, `You wicked and slothful servant! You knew that I reap where I have not sowed, and gather where I have not winnowed?
for I was afraid of you, because you are a severe man; you take up what you did not lay down, and reap what you did not sow.'
He said to him, `I will condemn you out of your own mouth, you wicked servant! You knew that I was a severe man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I did not sow?