Ezekiel 18:1-6 CEB

Sins of parents and children

1 The LORD's word came to me:

References for Ezekiel 18:1

      2 What do you mean by this proverb of yours about the land of Israel: "When parents eat unripe grapes, the children's teeth suffer"?
      3 As surely as I live, says the LORD God, no longer will you use this proverb in Israel!
      4 All lives are mine; the life of the parent and the life of the child belong to me. Only the one who sins will die.
      5 People are declared innocent when they act justly and responsibly.
      6 They don't eat on the hills or give their attention to the idols of the house of Israel. They don't defile the wives of their neighbors or approach menstruating women.