Ezekiel 18:1-6 MSG

1 God's Message to me:
2 "What do you people mean by going around the country repeating the saying, The parents ate green apples, The children got stomachache?
3 "As sure as I'm the living God, you're not going to repeat this saying in Israel any longer.
4 Every soul - man, woman, child - belongs to me, parent and child alike. You die for your own sin, not another's.
5 "Imagine a person who lives well, treating others fairly, keeping good relationships -
6 doesn't eat at the pagan shrines, doesn't worship the idols so popular in Israel, doesn't seduce a neighbor's spouse, doesn't indulge in casual sex,