Ezekiel 18:3
Good News Translation
"As surely as I am the living God," says the Sovereign LORD, "you will not repeat this proverb in Israel any more.

Contemporary English Version
Now tell them that I am the LORD God, and as surely as I live, that saying will no longer be used in Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As I live, saith the Lord God, this parable shall be no more to you a proverb in Israel.

New American Bible
As I live—oracle of the Lord GOD: I swear that none of you will ever repeat this proverb in Israel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As I live, saith the Lord God, this parable shall be no more to you a proverb in Israel.

Ezekiel 18:19,20,30 And you say: Why hath not the son borne the iniquity of his father? Verily, because the son hath wrought judgment and justice, hath kept all my commandments, and done them, living, he shall live. . . .

Ezekiel 33:11-20 Say to them: As I live, saith the Lord God, I desire not the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way, and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways: and why will you die, O house of Israel? . . .

Ezekiel 36:31,32 And you shall remember your wicked ways, and your doings that were not good: and your iniquities, and your wicked deeds shall displease you. . . .

Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God.

Context
A Proverb about Israel
2That you use among you this parable as a proverb in the land of Israel, saying: The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the teeth of the children are set on edge. 3As I live, saith the Lord God, this parable shall be no more to you a proverb in Israel.4Behold all souls are mine: as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, the same shall die.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 12:22
Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail.

Ezekiel 16:44
Behold every one that useth a common proverb, shall use this against thee, saying: As the mother was, so also is her daughter.

Ezekiel 18:2
That you use among you this parable as a proverb in the land of Israel, saying: The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold all souls are mine: as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, the same shall die.

Additional Translations
As surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, you will no longer quote this proverb in Israel.As I live, said the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

As I live, saith the Lord, surely this parable shall no more be spoken in Israel.

[As] I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, ye shall not have any more to use this proverb in Israel.

As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, you shall not have [occasion] any more to use this proverb in Israel.

I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, Ye have no more the use of this simile in Israel.
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