Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 Give him his payment day by day, not keeping it back over night; for he is poor and his living is dependent on it; and if his cry against you comes to the ears of the Lord, it will be judged as sin in you. 16 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. 17 Be upright in judging the cause of the man from a strange country and of him who has no father; do not take a widow's clothing on account of a debt:



Cross References

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul which does sin will be put to death: the son will not be made responsible for the evil-doing of the father, or the father for the evil-doing of the son; the righteousness of the upright will be on himself, and the evil-doing of the evil-doer on himself.

2 Chronicles 25:4

But he did not put their children to death, for he kept the orders of the Lord recorded in the book of the law of Moses, saying, The fathers are not to be put to death for their children or the children for their fathers, but a man is to be put to death for the sin which he himself has done.

Jeremiah 31:29-30

In those days they will no longer say, The fathers have been tasting bitter grapes and the children's teeth are put on edge.

2 Kings 14:5-6

Now when he became strong in the kingdom, straight away he put to death those servants who had taken the life of the king his father;

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