Ezekiel 18:14

“ Now loe, if hee beget a sonne that seeth all his fathers sinnes which he hath done, and considereth, and doth not such like,”

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Now, lo, [if] he beget a son, that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like,
- King James Version

"Now behold, he has a son who has observed all his father's sins which he committed, and observing does not do likewise.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now, lo, if he beget a son, that seeth all his father's sins, which he hath done, and feareth, and doeth not such like;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now if he has a son who sees all his father's sins which he has done, and in fear does not do the same:
- Basic English Bible

But lo, if he have begotten a son that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like:
- Darby Bible

Now lo, if he begetteth a son, that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like,
- Webster's Bible

Now, behold, if he fathers a son, who sees all his father's sins, which he has done, and fears, and does not such like;
- World English Bible

And -- lo, he hath begotten a son, And he seeth all the sins of his father, That he hath done, and he feareth, And doth not do like them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now, lo, if he beget a son, that seeth all his father's sins, which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Ezekiel 18

  • A disciple
    In this Chapter it is obvious that man is responsible for his own ways before God. Also that God gives us years of life and opportunities and the power to choose the good and avoid the evil, shows His understanding and mercy upon our childish minds and selfishness, allowing space to consider and repent. We are made to be good and righteous, and the commandment is to prepare us for giving account.
  • Tammy
    When you are employed to sin your pay check is death. The soul that sinneth shall surely die, not maybey, will die whatsoever a man sow he shall reap.Whether it's sin or righteousness Romans says shall we continue in sin that grace may abound, God said no, but if you sow unto righteousness ye shall live, Jesus said blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
  • Evangelist Andrew Kely
    God and Father of Jesus never changes, Ezekiel 18:4"The soul the sinneth it shall die" Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death," ((hell fire and brimstone)) it pays to serve the devil it pays to sin your wage or payment is called death. All sin is of the devil period 1st John 3:8 no such scripture as "He that commith sin is of God" all sinners will burn Rev 21:8 unless they get righteous.
  • BSP
    Verse 2: The Israelites were blaming the suffering that they were dealing with on their forefathers actions. The Israelites were doing wicked things and were suffering as a result, but they refused to take responsibility for their actions.
  • Brianna vs. 32
    Though it seems we are waiting a long time for God to act, vs. 32 shows us that Jehovah God's patience is out of love. He takes no pleasure in having to exercise justice and destroy the wicked. He wants us all to take time to come to know him an live our lives according to his will so that we can live. Truly, God is Love.
  • Anne
    This scripture indicates that each person is accountable for himself/herself and must come to know God for himself/herself. Therefore no one is to blame for the life we live. We will all be judged according to our decision on whether or not we accept Christ as our Saviour and live our life according to His laws.

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