The word of the LORD came unto me again, saying ,
What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel,saying , The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children'steeth are set on edge ?
As I live,saith the LordGOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.4
Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth , it shall die .
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,6
And hath not eaten upon the mountains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither hath defiled his neighbour'swife, neither hath come near to a menstruouswoman,7
And hath not oppressedany, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;