18:30 “Therefore I will judge each person according to his conduct, 1 O house of Israel, declares the sovereign Lord. Repent 2 and turn from all your wickedness; then it will not be an obstacle leading to iniquity. 3 18:31 Throw away all your sins you have committed and fashion yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! 4 Why should you die, O house of Israel? 18:32 For I take no delight in the death of anyone, 5 declares the sovereign Lord. Repent and live!
1 tn Heb “ways.”
2 tn The verbs and persons in this verse are plural whereas the individual has been the subject of the chapter.
3 tn Or “leading to punishment.”
4 sn In Ezek 11:19, 36:26 the new heart and new spirit are promised as future blessings.
5 tn Heb “the death of the one dying.”