Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 hire on the day he earns it before the sun goes down, for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it; lest he cry against you to the Lord, and it be sin to you. 16 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. 17 You shall not pervert the justice due the stranger or the sojourner or the fatherless, or take a widow's garment in pledge.



Cross References

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul that sins, it [is the one that] shall die. The son shall not bear and be punished for the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear and be punished for the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him only, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon the wicked only.

2 Chronicles 25:4

But he did not slay their children; he did as it is written in the Law, in the Book of Moses, where the Lord commanded, The fathers shall not die for the children, or the children die for the fathers; but every man shall die for his own sin.

Jeremiah 31:29-30

In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.

2 Kings 14:5-6

As soon as the kingdom was established in Amaziah's hand, he slew his servants who had slain the king his father.

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