Ezekiel 18:1-7 NLT

1 Then another message came to me from the :
2 “Why do you quote this proverb concerning the land of Israel: ‘The parents have eaten sour grapes, but their children’s mouths pucker at the taste’?
3 As surely as I live, says the Sovereign , you will not quote this proverb anymore in Israel.
4 For all people are mine to judge—both parents and children alike. And this is my rule: The person who sins is the one who will die.
5 “Suppose a certain man is righteous and does what is just and right.
6 He does not feast in the mountains before Israel’s idolsa or worship them. He does not commit adultery or have intercourse with a woman during her menstrual period.

References for Ezekiel 18:6

    • 18:6 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung; also in 18:12, 15 .
      7 He is a merciful creditor, not keeping the items given as security by poor debtors. He does not rob the poor but instead gives food to the hungry and provides clothes for the needy.