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Ezekiel 18:19-20

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18:19 “Yet you say, ‘Why should the son not suffer 1  for his father’s iniquity?’ When the son does what is just and right, and observes all my statutes and carries them out, he will surely live. 18:20 The person who sins is the one who will die. A son will not suffer 2  for his father’s iniquity, and a father will not suffer 3  for his son’s iniquity; the righteous person will be judged according to his righteousness, and the wicked person according to his wickedness. 4 

Ezekiel 18:30

Context

18:30 “Therefore I will judge each person according to his conduct, 5  O house of Israel, declares the sovereign Lord. Repent 6  and turn from all your wickedness; then it will not be an obstacle leading to iniquity. 7 

1 tn Heb “lift up, bear.”

2 tn Heb “lift up, bear.”

3 tn Heb “lift up, bear.”

4 tn Heb “the righteousness of the righteous one will be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked one will be upon him.”

5 tn Heb “ways.”

6 tn The verbs and persons in this verse are plural whereas the individual has been the subject of the chapter.

7 tn Or “leading to punishment.”



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