Ezekiel 18:3
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New Living Translation
As surely as I live, says the Sovereign LORD, you will not quote this proverb anymore in Israel.

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

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

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

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

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The 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
TEXT: "The wicked shall not be unpunished."--Prov. 11:21. There are very many passages of Scripture which ought to be read in connection with this text; as for example, "Fools make a mock at sin" (Proverbs 14:9), for only a fool would. Better trifle with the pestilence and expose one's self to the plague than to discount the blighting effects of sin. And, again, "The soul that sinneth it shall die" (Ezekiel 18:4). From this clear statement of the word of God there is no escape. Or, again, "Our
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot

General Character of Christians.
"And they that are Christ's have crucified the Flesh, with the Affections and Lusts." St. Paul is supposed to have been the first herald of gospel grace to the Galatians; and they appear to have rejoiced at the glad tidings, and to have received the bearer with much respect. But after his departure, certain judaizing teachers went among them, and labored but too successfully, to alienate their affections from him, and turn them form the simplicity of the gospel. The malice and errors of those deceitful
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Wicked Husbandmen.
"Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country: and when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they did unto
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord

Cross References
Ezekiel 12:22
"Son of man, you've heard that proverb they quote in Israel: 'Time passes, and prophecies come to nothing.'

Ezekiel 16:44
Everyone who makes up proverbs will say of you, 'Like mother, like daughter.'

Ezekiel 18:2
"Why do you quote this proverb concerning the land of Israel: 'The parents have eaten sour grapes, but their children's mouths pucker at the taste'?

Ezekiel 18:4
For all people are mine to judge--both parents and children alike. And this is my rule: The person who sins is the one who will die.

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