Ezekiel 18:1-6 NIV

The Soul Who Sins Will Die

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      2 "What do you people mean by quoting this proverb about the land of Israel: " 'The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge'?1

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      3 "As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, you will no longer quote this proverb2 in Israel.

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      4 For every living soul belongs to me, the father as well as the son--both alike belong to me. The soul who sins3 is the one who will die.4

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      5 "Suppose there is a righteous man who does what is just and right.
      6 He does not eat at the mountain5 shrines or look to the idols6 of the house of Israel. He does not defile his neighbor's wife or lie with a woman during her period.7

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