Ezekiel 18:24

“But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when the righteous turneth away frō his righteousnes, & committeth iniquitie, and doth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doth, shall he liue? all his righteousnesse that he hath done, shall not be mentioned: in his trespasse that he hath trespassed, and in his sinne that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, will he live? All his righteous deeds which he has done will not be remembered for his treachery which he has committed and his sin which he has committed; for them he will die.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he hath done shall be remembered: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when the upright man, turning away from his righteousness, does evil, like all the disgusting things which the evil man does, will he have life? Not one of his upright acts will be kept in memory: in the wrong which he has done and in his sin death will overtake him.
- Basic English Bible

And when the righteous turneth from his righteousness and practiseth what is wrong, [and] doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked doeth, shall he live? None of his righteous acts which he hath done shall be remembered: in his unfaithfulness which he hath wrought, and in his sin which he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
- Darby Bible

But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
- Webster's Bible

But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that the wicked man does, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered: in his trespass that he has trespassed, and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.
- World English Bible

And in the turning back of the righteous from his righteousness, And he hath done perversity, According to all the abominations That the wicked hath done, he doth -- thus he liveth, All his righteousnesses that he hath done are not remembered, For his trespass that he hath trespassed, And for his sin that he hath sinned, For them he doth die.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he hath done shall be remembered; for his trespass that he trespassed, and for his sin that he hath sinned, for them shall he die.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Ezekiel 18:24

  • Tommy stevenson for verse 24
    it mean just what it says,however i expect those who embrace the false doctrine of once save always to invent their own interpre tation,yes another lie to cover the first one.Such folks will be well advise to note that God himself spoke those words,also remember:I am the Lord I change not
  • Roberto for verse 24
    I am a fallen christian or believer and having to read this at sunday evening 19:30-30/12/13 i felled
    frightnent understanding that I am doomed
    This is what the bible meant when many will say: Lord, have I not done great things in thy name.And the Lord will say:Away from me,I had never known you!!!
    Manytime I read the bible and it scares the hell out of me!!!
    I have a habit of falling into sin where my fonerabillity strengtence each day instead of my salvation thru Christ
    And here's the thing: I know for a fact that the End Time which the book of Daniel had prophecist is already at hand
    All I could think about is my Doom!!
    Anyways that's what i needed to say

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