Ezekiel 18:1

The Soul Who Sins Shall Die

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

Ezekiel 18:1 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 18:1

And the word of the Lord came unto me again, saying.
] The word of prophecy from the Lord, as the Targum; and its being mentioned is coming from the Lord is to give it weight and authority. This is a distinct sermon or prophecy from the former, and was sent and delivered out at another time.

Ezekiel 18:1 In-Context

1 The word of the LORD came to me:
2 "What do you mean by repeating this proverb concerning the land of Israel, 'The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge'?
3 As I live, declares the Lord GOD, this proverb shall no more be used by you in Israel.
4 Behold, all souls are mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins shall die.
5 "If a man is righteous and does what is just and right--
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