Ezekiel 33:18
New International Version
If a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, they will die for it.

New Living Translation
For again I say, when righteous people turn away from their righteous behavior and turn to evil, they will die.

English Standard Version
When the righteous turns from his righteousness and does injustice, he shall die for it.

Berean Study Bible
If a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he will die for it.

King James Bible
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die thereby.

New King James Version
When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he shall die because of it.

New American Standard Bible
When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits injustice, then he shall die in it.

NASB 1995
"When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, then he shall die in it.

NASB 1977
“When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, then he shall die in it.

Amplified Bible
When the righteous turns back from his righteousness and commits injustice, he will also die because of it.

Christian Standard Bible
When a righteous person turns from his righteousness and commits injustice, he will die for it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When a righteous person turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he will die on account of this.

American Standard Version
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die therein.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when the righteous will turn from his righteousness and he will do evil, in his evil he shall die

Brenton Septuagint Translation
When the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and shall commit iniquities, then shall he die in them.

Contemporary English Version
If good people start doing evil, they will be put to death, because they have sinned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For when the just shall depart from his justice, and commit iniquities, he shall die in them.

English Revised Version
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die therein.

Good News Translation
When someone righteous stops doing good and starts doing evil, he will die for it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If the righteous person turns from the right things that he has done and does evil, he will die because of it.

International Standard Version
When a righteous man forsakes his own righteousness and commits evil acts, he will die because of those acts,

JPS Tanakh 1917
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die thereby.

Literal Standard Version
In the turning back of the righteous from his righteousness, "" And he has done perversity—he dies for it.

NET Bible
When a righteous man turns from his godliness and commits iniquity, he will die for it.

New Heart English Bible
When the righteous turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die in it.

World English Bible
When the righteous turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die therein.

Young's Literal Translation
In the turning back of the righteous from his righteousness, And he hath done perversity -- he dieth for it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Message of the Watchman
17Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ But it is their way that is not just. 18If a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he will die for it. 19But if a wicked man turns from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live because of this.…

Cross References
Jeremiah 18:10
and if it does evil in My sight and does not listen to My voice, then I will relent of the good I had intended for it.

Ezekiel 3:20
Now if a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, and I put a stumbling block before him, he will die. If you did not warn him, he will die in his sin, and the righteous acts he did will not be remembered. And I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Ezekiel 18:24
But if a righteous man turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, committing the same abominations as the wicked, will he live? None of the righteous acts he did will be remembered. Because of the unfaithfulness and sin he has committed, he will die.

Ezekiel 33:12
Therefore, son of man, say to your people: 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not deliver him in the day of his transgression; neither will the wickedness of the wicked man cause him to stumble on the day he turns from his wickedness. Nor will the righteous man be able to survive by his righteousness on the day he sins.'

Ezekiel 33:13
If I tell the righteous man that he will surely live, but he then trusts in his righteousness and commits iniquity, then none of his righteous works will be remembered; he will die because of the iniquity he has committed.

Ezekiel 33:17
Yet your people say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' But it is their way that is not just.

Ezekiel 33:19
But if a wicked man turns from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live because of this.


Treasury of Scripture

When the righteous turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die thereby.

Ezekiel 33:12,13
Therefore, thou son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turneth from his wickedness; neither shall the righteous be able to live for his righteousness in the day that he sinneth…

Ezekiel 18:26,27
When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die…

2 Peter 2:20-22
For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If a righteous man
צַדִּ֥יק (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6662: Just, righteous

turns
בְּשׁוּב־ (bə·šūḇ-)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from his righteousness
מִצִּדְקָת֖וֹ (miṣ·ṣiḏ·qā·ṯōw)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

and commits
וְעָ֣שָׂה (wə·‘ā·śāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

iniquity,
עָ֑וֶל (‘ā·wel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5766: Injustice, unrighteousness

he will die
וּמֵ֖ת (ū·mêṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

for it.
בָּהֶֽם׃ (bā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew


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