New Living Translation
He helps the poor, does not lend money at interest, and obeys all my regulations and decrees. Such a person will not die because of his father's sins; he will surely live.
King James Bible
That hath taken off his hand from the poor, that hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, hath walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.
Darby Bible Translation
he hath withdrawn his hand from the poor, hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, and walked in my statutes: he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall certainly live.
World English Bible
who has withdrawn his hand from the poor, who has not received interest nor increase, has executed my ordinances, has walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.
Young's Literal Translation
From the afflicted he hath turned back his hand, Usury and increase he hath not taken, My judgments he hath done, In My statutes he hath walked, He doth not die for the iniquity of his father, He doth surely live.
Ezekiel 18:17 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:17 Hath taken off - Withdrawn his hand from hurting or wronging the poor, tho' he had power to do it securely.
LibraryThe Abbots Euroul and Loumon.
To the examples already given in the previous biographies, of the power which religion exercised over the rough and savage mind, we may add the following. The abbot Ebrolf (Euroul) had settled with his monks in a thick forest, infested by wild beasts and robbers. One of the robbers came to them, and, struck with reverence at their aspect, said to them: "Ye have chosen no fit dwelling for you here. The inhabitants of this forest live by plunder, and will not tolerate any one amongst them who maintains …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
A Startling Statement
General Character of Christians.
The Wicked Husbandmen.
He will give eternal life to those who keep on doing good, seeking after the glory and honor and immortality that God offers.
Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the LORD.
But the father will die for his many sins--for being cruel, robbing people, and doing what was clearly wrong among his people.
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