Ezekiel 20:11
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New American Standard Bible
"I gave them My statutes and informed them of My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live.

King James Bible
And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them.

Darby Bible Translation
And I gave them my statutes, and made known unto them mine ordinances, which if a man do, he shall live by them.

World English Bible
I gave them my statutes, and showed them my ordinances, which if a man does, he shall live in them.

Young's Literal Translation
And I give to them My statutes, And my judgments I caused them to know, Which the man who doth -- liveth by them.

Ezekiel 20:11 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The "statutes" were given on Mount Sinai, and repeated by Moses before his death (Exodus 20:1 ff; Deuteronomy 4:8).

In them - Or, through them: and in Ezekiel 20:13.

Ezekiel 20:11 Parallel Commentaries

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Manner of Covenanting.
Previous to an examination of the manner of engaging in the exercise of Covenanting, the consideration of God's procedure towards his people while performing the service seems to claim regard. Of the manner in which the great Supreme as God acts, as well as of Himself, our knowledge is limited. Yet though even of the effects on creatures of His doings we know little, we have reason to rejoice that, in His word He has informed us, and in His providence illustrated by that word, he has given us to
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Covenanting Sanctioned by the Divine Example.
God's procedure when imitable forms a peculiar argument for duty. That is made known for many reasons; among which must stand this,--that it may be observed and followed as an example. That, being perfect, is a safe and necessary pattern to follow. The law of God proclaims what he wills men as well as angels to do. The purposes of God show what he has resolved to have accomplished. The constitutions of his moral subjects intimate that he has provided that his will shall be voluntarily accomplished
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Cross References
Luke 10:28
And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE."

Romans 10:5
For Moses writes that the man who practices the righteousness which is based on law shall live by that righteousness.

Leviticus 18:5
'So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 4:1
"Now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the judgments which I am teaching you to perform, so that you may live and go in and take possession of the land which the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you.

Ezekiel 20:13
"But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not walk in My statutes and they rejected My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live; and My sabbaths they greatly profaned. Then I resolved to pour out My wrath on them in the wilderness, to annihilate them.

Ezekiel 33:15
if a wicked man restores a pledge, pays back what he has taken by robbery, walks by the statutes which ensure life without committing iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

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