Ezekiel 18:3
New International Version
"As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, you will no longer quote this proverb in Israel.

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

English Standard Version
As I live, declares the Lord GOD, this proverb shall no more be used by you in Israel.

Berean Study Bible
As surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, you will no longer quote this proverb in Israel.

New American Standard Bible
"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "you are surely not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.

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

Christian Standard Bible
As I live"--this is the declaration of the Lord GOD--"you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.

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.

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As I live"--this is the declaration of the Lord GOD--"you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.

International Standard Version
As long as I live," declares the LORD, "you won't use this proverb about Israel anymore.

NET Bible
"As surely as I live, declares the sovereign LORD, you will not quote this proverb in Israel anymore!

New Heart English Bible
As I live, says the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As I live, declares the Almighty LORD, you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

New American Standard 1977
“As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “you are surely not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.

Jubilee Bible 2000
As I live, said the Lord GOD, ye shall never again have reason to use this saying in Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
As I live, says the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

American King James Version
As I live, said the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

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

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion 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.
Study Bible
A Proverb about Israel
2“What do you people mean by quoting this proverb about the land of Israel: ‘The fathers eat sour grapes, but the children’s teeth are set on edge’? 3As surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, you will no longer quote this proverb in Israel. 4Behold, every soul belongs to Me; both father and son are Mine. The soul who sins is the one who will die.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 12:22
"Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel: 'The days go by, and every vision fails'?

Ezekiel 16:44
Behold, everyone who quotes proverbs will recite this proverb about you: "Like mother, like daughter."

Ezekiel 18:2
"What do you people mean by quoting this proverb about the land of Israel: 'The fathers eat sour grapes, but the children's teeth are set on edge'?

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold, every soul belongs to Me; both father and son are Mine. The soul who sins is the one who will die.

Treasury of Scripture

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

Ezekiel 18:19,20,30
Yet say ye, Why? doth not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live…

Ezekiel 33:11-20
Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel? …

Ezekiel 36:31,32
Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations…







Lexicon
As surely as
אָ֕נִי (’ā·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

I live,
חַי־ (ḥay-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

declares
נְאֻ֖ם (nə·’um)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5002: An oracle

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

GOD,
יְהוִ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

you will no
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

longer
ע֗וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

quote
מְשֹׁ֛ל (mə·šōl)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 4911: To liken, to use, language, in, to resemble

this
הַזֶּ֖ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

proverb
הַמָּשָׁ֥ל (ham·mā·šāl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4912: A pithy maxim, a simile

in Israel.
בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (bə·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc
Verse 3. - Stress is laid on the fact that the proverb which implied unrighteousness in God is no longer to be used in Israel. There, among the, people in whom he was manifesting his righteousness for the education of mankind, it should be seen to have no force whatever. The thought was an essentially heathen thought - a half-truth distorted into a falsehood. 18:1-20 The soul that sinneth it shall die. As to eternity, every man was, is, and will be dealt with, as his conduct shows him to have been under the old covenant of works, or the new covenant of grace. Whatever outward sufferings come upon men through the sins of others, they deserve for their own sins all they suffer; and the Lord overrules every event for the eternal good of believers. All souls are in the hand of the great Creator: he will deal with them in justice or mercy; nor will any perish for the sins of another, who is not in some sense worthy of death for his own. We all have sinned, and our souls must be lost, if God deal with us according to his holy law; but we are invited to come to Christ. If a man who had shown his faith by his works, had a wicked son, whose character and conduct were the reverse of his parent's, could it be expected he should escape the Divine vengeance on account of his father's piety? Surely not. And should a wicked man have a son who walked before God as righteous, this man would not perish for his father's sins. If the son was not free from evils in this life, still he should be partaker of salvation. The question here is not about the meritorious ground of justification, but about the Lord's dealings with the righteous and the wicked.
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