Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Fathers shall not be put to death for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin.

King James Version

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Holman Bible

“Fathers are not to be put to death for their children or children for their fathers; each person will be put to death for his own sin.

International Standard Version

"Fathers must not be put to death on account of their children's sin; nor shall children die on account of their fathers' sin. Each person is to be put to death for his own sin.

A Conservative Version

The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, neither shall the sons be put to death for the fathers. Every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

American Standard Version

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Amplified

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers; only for his own sin shall anyone be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

Fathers are not to be put to death for their children or children for their fathers: every man is to be put to death for the sin which he himself has done.

Darby Translation

The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, neither shall the sons be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers; each one shall be put to death for his own sin.

Julia Smith Translation

The fathers shall not die for the sons, and the sons shall not die for the fathers: a man shall die in his sin.

King James 2000

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Fathers shall not be put to death because of [their] children, and children shall not be put to death because of [their] fathers; each one shall be put to death for his [own] sin.

Modern King James verseion

The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, neither shall the sons be put to death for the fathers. Every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fathers shall not die for the children nor the children for the fathers: but every man shall die for his own sin.

NET Bible

Fathers must not be put to death for what their children do, nor children for what their fathers do; each must be put to death for his own sin.

New Heart English Bible

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

The Emphasized Bible

Fathers shall not be put to death for sons, nor shall sons, be put to death for fathers, - every man, for his own sin, shall he put to death.

Webster

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

World English Bible

The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Youngs Literal Translation

Fathers are not put to death for sons, and sons are not put to death for fathers -- each for his own sin, they are put to death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
shall not be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

shall be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

15 "You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you. 16 "Fathers shall not be put to death for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin. 17 "You shall not pervert the justice due an alien or an orphan, nor take a widow's garment in pledge.



Cross References

Ezekiel 18:20

"The person who sins will die The son will not bear the punishment for the father's iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son's iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself.

2 Chronicles 25:4

However, he did not put their children to death, but did as it is written in the law in the book of Moses, which the LORD commanded, saying, "Fathers shall not be put to death for sons, nor sons be put to death for fathers, but each shall be put to death for his own sin."

Jeremiah 31:29-30

"In those days they will not say again, 'The fathers have eaten sour grapes, And the children's teeth are set on edge.'

2 Kings 14:5-6

Now it came about, as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father.

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