Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine. The soul who sins will die.

King James Version

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Holman Bible

Look, every life belongs to Me. The life of the father is like the life of the son—both belong to Me. The person who sins is the one who will die.

International Standard Version

Look! Every living soul belongs to me the father's as well as the son's. So pay attention! The person who keeps on sinning is going to die."

A Conservative Version

Behold, all souls are mine, as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine. The soul that sins, it shall die.

Amplified

Behold (pay close attention), all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine. The soul who sins will die.

Bible in Basic English

See, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so the soul of the son is mine: death will be the fate of the sinner's soul.

Darby Translation

Behold, all the souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, all souls to me; behold, as the soul of the father, and so the soul of the son, they are to me. The soul sinning, it shall die.

King James 2000

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sins, it shall die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! {All lives are mine}. {The lives of father and son alike are mine}. The person sinning will die.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, all souls are Mine. As the soul of the father, also the soul of the son, they are Mine. The soul that sins, it shall die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, all souls are mine. Like as the father is mine, so is the son mine also. The soul that sinneth, shall die.

NET Bible

Indeed! All lives are mine -- the life of the father as well as the life of the son is mine. The one who sins will die.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, he shall die.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! as for all persons, mine they are, As the person of the father, so also the person of the son, mine they are, - The person that sinneth, the same shall die.

Webster

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

World English Bible

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, he shall die.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, all the souls are Mine, As the soul of the father, So also the soul of the son -- they are Mine, The soul that is sinning -- it doth die.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

are mine as the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of the father
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

so also the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of the son

Usage: 0

is mine the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

God's Just Treatment Of Individuals, Both Righteous And Wicked

3 As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. 4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die. 5 But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul that sinneth, it shall die: the son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Numbers 16:22

And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation?

Numbers 27:16

Let Jehovah, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

Isaiah 42:5

Thus saith God Jehovah, he that created the heavens, and stretched them forth; he that spread abroad the earth and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of Jehovah concerning Israel. Thus'saith Jehovah, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him:

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one who continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them.

Galatians 3:22

But the scriptures shut up all things under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

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