Parallel Verses

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: -

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 a wicked man returns [what he took as] a pledge, pays back what he had taken by robbery, walks in the statutes which ensure life, without committing injustice, he will certainly live; he will 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.

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.

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.

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 to the lawless man Thou shalt surely die, but he shall turn from his sin, and do justice and righteousness: 15 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: - 16 None of his sins which he hath committed shall be called to mind against him, - Justice and righteousness, hath he done He shall surely live.



Cross References

Ezekiel 20:11

Then gave I unto them my statutes, And my regulations, caused I them to know,- By the which the man that doeth them shall live.

Luke 19:8

But, taking his stand, Zacchaeus said unto the Lord - Lo! the half of my possessions, Lord, unto the destitute, I give; and, if, from anyone, I have taken aught by false accusation, I give back fourfold.

Exodus 22:1-4

When a man stealeth an ox or a sheep, and slayeth it, or selleth it, with five of the herd, shall he make good - for the ox, or with four of the flock, for the sheep.

Leviticus 6:2-5

When any person, shall sin, and shall commit a trespass against Yahweh, - and shall withhold something of the truth from his neighbour in respect of a deposit, or a pledge or anything plundered, or shall use extortion with his neighbour;

Leviticus 18:5

Therefore shall ye observe my statutes, and my regulations, Which if the son of earth shall do them, Then shall he live in them, - I, am Yahweh.

Ezekiel 18:7

And no man, hath treated with violence, But his debt-pledge, hath restored. Plunder, hath not seized, - His bread - to the famished, hath given, And the naked, hath covered with clothing;

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou, do take in pledge, the mantle of thy neighbour, by the going in of the sun, shalt thou restore it to him;

Numbers 5:6-8

Speak unto the sons of Israel: When any man or woman, shall do aught of an human sin, in acting unfaithfully against Yahweh, - and that person shall become aware of his guilt,

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take in pledge a handmill, or an upper millstone, - for he would be taking life, in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13

When thou lendest thy neighbour a loan of anything, thou shalt not enter into his house to secure his pledge:

Deuteronomy 24:17

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the sojourner or the fatherless, - neither shalt thou take in pledge the garment of a widow;

Job 22:6

Surely then hast been wont to put thy brother in pledge, for nothing, and, the garments of the ill-clad, hast thou stripped off:

Job 24:3

The ass of the fatherless, they drive off, they take in pledge the ox of the widow;

Job 24:9

Men tear, from the breast, the fatherless, and, over the poor, they take a pledge;

Psalm 119:93

Unto times age-abiding, will I not forget thy precepts, For, by them, hast thou given me life.

Ezekiel 18:12

The oppressed and the needy, hath treated with violence, Hath ruthlessly plundered, The pledge, hath not restored, But unto the manufactured gods, hath lifted up his eyes, Abomination, hath wrought;

Ezekiel 18:16

And no man, hath he treated with violence, Hath he no means withholden the pledge, And plunder, hath not seized, - His bread - to the famished, hath given And the naked, hath covered with clothing;

Ezekiel 18:27-28

But when a lawless man turneth away from his lawlessness which he hath done, And hath done justice and righteousness He, shall save his own soul, alive:

Ezekiel 20:13

But the house of Israel rebelled against reel in the desert In ray statutes, walked they not. And my regulations, they rejected By the which the man that doeth them shall live, my sabbaths also, they profaned exceedingly. Therefore spake I of pouring out mine indignation upon them in the desert, to make an end of them.

Ezekiel 20:21

Notwithstanding. the children rebelled against me. In my statutes, walked they not. And my regulations, observed they not. to do them. Wherein the man who shall do them shall live, My sabbaths, they profaned. Therefore spake I of pouring out mine indignation upon them to bring mine anger to an end against them. in the desert.

Amos 2:8

And, on pledged garments, they recline, beside every altar, - and, exacted wine, do they drink, in the house of their God.

Luke 1:6

Now they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and righteous appointments of the Lord, blameless;

Revelation 22:12-14

Lo! I come speedily, and my reward is with me, to render unto each one as, his, work is.

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