Ezekiel 18:4
Good News Translation
The life of every person belongs to me, the life of the parent as well as that of the child. The person who sins is the one who will die.

Contemporary English Version
The lives of all people belong to me--parents as well as children. However, only those who sin will be put to death.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
For all life is mine: the life of the parent is like the life of the child, both are mine. Only the one who sins shall die!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

all souls

Numbers 16:22 They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:16 May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the Lord upon Israel. Thus saith the Lord, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundations of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man in him:

Hebrews 12:9 Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

the soul that

Ezekiel 18:20 The soul that sinneth, the same shall die: the son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, and the father shall not bear the iniquity of the son: the justice of the just shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God, life everlasting in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Galatians 3:10-13,22 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

Context
A Proverb about Israel
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.5And if a man be just, and do judgment and justice,…
Cross References
Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God, life everlasting in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Numbers 16:22
They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:16
May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

2 Kings 14:6
But the children of the murderers he did not put to death, according to that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, wherein the Lord commanded, saying: The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: but every man shall die for his own sin.

Job 21:20
His eyes shall see his own destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty.

Isaiah 42:5
Thus saith the Lord God that created the heavens, and stretched them out: that established the earth, and the things that spring out of it: that giveth breath to the people upon it, and spirit to them that tread thereon.

Isaiah 57:16
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be angry unto the end: because the spirit shall go forth from my face, and breathings I will make.

Jeremiah 31:30
But every one shall die for his own iniquity: every man that shall eat the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:3
As I live, saith the Lord God, this parable shall be no more to you a proverb in Israel.

Ezekiel 18:5
And if a man be just, and do judgment and justice,

Ezekiel 18:20
The soul that sinneth, the same shall die: the son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, and the father shall not bear the iniquity of the son: the justice of the just shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 33:8
When I say to the wicked: O wicked man, thou shalt surely die: if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked man from his way: that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but I will require his blood at thy hand.

Additional Translations
Behold, every soul belongs to Me; both father and son are Mine. The soul who sins is the one who will die.Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sins, it shall die.

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

For all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son, they are mine: the soul that sins, it shall die.

Behold, all the souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, he shall die.

Lo, all the souls are Mine, As the soul of the father, So also the soul of the son -- they are Mine, The soul that is sinning -- it doth die.
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