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Ezekiel 18:1-7 (Lexham English Bible)

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God’s Just Treatment of Individuals, Both Righteous and Wicked

1 And the word of Yahweh {came}a to me, {saying},b 2 "{What do you mean by}c quoting this proverb about the land of Israel, {saying},d 'The fathers, they ate unripe fruit, and the teeth of the child became blunt.'e 3 {As I live},f {declares}g the Lord Yahweh, it will surely not any longer be {appropriate for you}h to quote this proverb in Israel! 4 Look! {All lives are mine}.i {The lives of father and son alike are mine}.j The personk sinning will die. 5 And if a man is righteous and does justice and righteousness, 6 and on the mountains he [does] not eat and he [does] not lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, and the wife of his neighbor he [does] not defile and he [does] not approach a woman ofl menstruation, 7 and he oppresses {no one}m [and] he returns [a] pledge for his loan {and he commits no robbery}n [and] he giveso his bread to [the] hungry and he covers a naked person [with] a garment,
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