18:4 Indeed! All lives are mine – the life of the father as well as the life of the son is mine. The one 1 who sins will die.
18:13 engages in usury and charges interest. Will he live? He will not! Because he has done all these abominable deeds he will certainly die. 2 He will bear the responsibility for his own death. 3
18:20 The person who sins is the one who will die. A son will not suffer 4 for his father’s iniquity, and a father will not suffer 5 for his son’s iniquity; the righteous person will be judged according to his righteousness, and the wicked person according to his wickedness. 6
1 tn Heb “life.”
2 tn Heb “be put to death.” The translation follows an alternative reading that appears in several ancient textual witnesses.
3 tn Heb “his blood will be upon him.”
4 tn Heb “lift up, bear.”
5 tn Heb “lift up, bear.”
6 tn Heb “the righteousness of the righteous one will be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked one will be upon him.”