Ezekiel 18:1-6 CSB

Personal Responsibility for Sin

1 The word of the Lord came to me:

References for Ezekiel 18:1

      2 "What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel: The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?a

      References for Ezekiel 18:2

          3 As I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.
          4 Look, every life belongs to Me. The life of the father is like the life of the son-both belong to Me. The person who sins is the one who will die.
          5 "Now suppose a man is righteous and does what is just and right:
          6 He does not eat at the mountain [shrines] or raise his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel. He does not defile his neighbor's wifeb or come near a woman during her menstrual impurity.c

          References for Ezekiel 18:6

            • b 18:6 - Ex 20:17; Lv 20:10
            • c 18:6 - Lv 18:19