Then we are given to know the perplexity of the watchman’s duty, as revealed in verses 18 through 21 of our above listed text. He is instructed that he must deal with both the unrepentant wicked, and the moral man who may apostatize in such a dark day as this was. It was so dangerous that even the prophet was personally warned by God to be very careful of his own steadfastness. Ezekiel 2:8 But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.