Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, doing nothing that is wrong; he shall certainly live, he shall not die.

New American Standard Bible

if a wicked man restores a pledge, pays back what he has taken by robbery, walks by the statutes which ensure life without committing iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

King James Version

If the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Holman Bible

he returns collateral, makes restitution for what he has stolen, and walks in the statutes of life without practicing iniquity—he will certainly live; he will not die.

International Standard Version

returning what has been placed as collateral for a loan, paying back what he has taken, following the regulations that promote life, and committing no iniquity, he will certainly live, and not die.

A Conservative Version

if the wicked man restores the pledge, gives again that which he had taken by robbery, walks in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

American Standard Version

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that which he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Amplified

If the wicked restores [what he took in] pledge, gives back what he had taken in robbery, walks in the statutes of life [right relationship with God], without committing iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Bible in Basic English

If the evil-doer lets one who is in his debt have back what is his, and gives back what he had taken by force, and is guided by the rules of life, doing no evil; life will certainly be his, death will not overtake him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if the wicked restores the pledge, returns that which he had robbed, walks in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust shall turn back the pledge he shall restore the spoil, going in the laws of the living not to do evil; living, he shall live, he shall not die.

King James 2000

If the wicked restores the pledge, gives back that which he has stolen, walks in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[for example], [the] wicked returns a pledge for a loan, he restores {stolen property}, he goes in the statutes of life [so as] not to do injustice--certainly he will live; he will not die.

Modern King James verseion

if the wicked gives back the pledge, gives again what he had robbed, walks in the statutes of life without committing iniquity, then he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Insomuch that the same wicked man giveth the pledge again, restoreth that he had taken away by robbery, walketh in the commandments of life, and doth no wrong: Then shall he surely live, and not die.

NET Bible

He returns what was taken in pledge, pays back what he has stolen, and follows the statutes that give life, committing no iniquity. He will certainly live -- he will not die.

New Heart English Bible

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that which he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

The Emphasized Bible

The debt-pledge, the lawless man shall restore Plunder, shall pay back, In the statutes of life, hath walked, so as not to commit perversity. He shall surely live he shall not die: -

Webster

If the wicked shall restore the pledge, give again that which he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

World English Bible

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that which he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Youngs Literal Translation

(The pledge the wicked restoreth, plunder he repayeth,) In the statutes of life he hath walked, So as not to do perversity, He surely liveth -- he doth not die.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the pledge
חבלה חבל 
Chabol 
Usage: 4

גּזלה 
G@zelah 
Usage: 6

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

in the statutes
חקּה 
Chuqqah 
Usage: 104

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Ezekiel Appointed As A Watchman And His Responsibility

14 And when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt certainly die, and he turneth from his sin, and doeth judgment and justice; 15 if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, doing nothing that is wrong; he shall certainly live, he shall not die. 16 None of his sins which he hath committed shall be remembered against him: he hath done judgment and justice; he shall certainly live.



Cross References

Ezekiel 20:11

And I gave them my statutes, and made known unto them mine ordinances, which if a man do, he shall live by them.

Luke 19:8

But Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I return him fourfold.

Exodus 22:1-4

If a man steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for the ox, and four sheep for the sheep.

Leviticus 6:2-5

If any one sin and act unfaithfully against Jehovah, and lie to his neighbour as to an entrusted thing or a deposit or that in which he hath robbed or wronged his neighbour,

Leviticus 18:5

And ye shall observe my statutes and my judgments, by which the man that doeth them shall live: I am Jehovah.

Ezekiel 18:7

and hath not oppressed any; he hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath not exercised robbery, hath given his bread to the hungry, and covered the naked with a garment;

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou at all take thy neighbour's garment in pledge, thou shalt return it to him before the sun goes down;

Numbers 5:6-8

Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any of all the sins of man to work unfaithfulness against Jehovah, and that soul is guilty,

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take the hand-mill or the upper millstone in pledge; for it would be taking life in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13

When thou dost lend thy brother anything, thou shalt not go into his house to secure his pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:17

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, or of the fatherless; and thou shalt not take in pledge a widow's garment.

Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

Job 24:3

They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge;

Job 24:9

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor:

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget thy precepts; for by them thou hast quickened me.

Ezekiel 18:12

hath oppressed the poor and needy, exercised robbery, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, committed abomination,

Ezekiel 18:16

and hath not oppressed any, nor withholden the pledge, neither hath exercised robbery; he hath given his bread to the hungry, and covered the naked with a garment;

Ezekiel 18:27-28

And when the wicked turneth from his wickedness which he hath committed, and doeth judgment and justice, he shall keep his soul alive.

Ezekiel 20:13

But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they rejected mine ordinances, which if a man do, he shall live by them; and my sabbaths they greatly profaned: and I said I would pour out my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume them.

Ezekiel 20:21

And the children rebelled against me: they walked not in my statutes, neither kept mine ordinances to do them, which if a man do, he shall live by them; they profaned my sabbaths: and I said I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish mine anger against them in the wilderness.

Amos 2:8

And they lay themselves down by every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and they drink in the house of their God the wine of the condemned.

Luke 1:6

And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Revelation 22:12-14

Behold, I come quickly, and my reward with me, to render to every one as his work shall be.

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