Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Again, when I say to the wicked, 'You shall surely die'; if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right; 15 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. 16 None of his sins that he has committed shall be remembered against him: he has done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live.



Cross References

Ezekiel 20:11

I gave them my statutes, and showed them my ordinances, which if a man does, he shall live in them.

Luke 19:8

And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor. If I have wrongfully exacted anything of anyone, I restore four times as much."

Exodus 22:1-4

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it, or sells it; he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Leviticus 6:2-5

"If anyone sins, and commits a trespass against the LORD, and deals falsely with his neighbor in a matter of deposit, or of bargain, or of robbery, or has oppressed his neighbor,

Leviticus 18:5

You shall therefore keep my statutes and my ordinances; which if a man does, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 18:7

and has not wronged any, but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has taken nothing by robbery, has given his bread to the hungry, and has covered the naked with a garment;

Exodus 22:26-27

If you take your neighbor's garment as collateral, you shall restore it to him before the sun goes down,

Numbers 5:6-8

"Speak to the children of Israel: When a man or woman commits any sin that men commit, so as to trespass against the LORD, and that soul is guilty;

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge; for he takes a life in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13

When you do lend your neighbor any kind of loan, you shall not go into his house to get his pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:17

You shall not deprive the foreigner, or the fatherless of justice, nor take a widow's clothing in pledge;

Job 22:6

For you have taken pledges from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 24:3

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, and they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Job 24:9

There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget your precepts, for with them, you have revived me.

Ezekiel 18:12

has wronged the poor and needy, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,

Ezekiel 18:16

neither has wronged any, has not taken anything to pledge, neither has taken by robbery, but has given his bread to the hungry, and has covered the naked with a garment;

Ezekiel 18:27-28

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Ezekiel 20:13

But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they didn't walk in my statutes, and they rejected my ordinances, which if a man keep, he shall live in them; and my Sabbaths they greatly profaned. Then I said I would pour out my wrath on them in the wilderness, to consume them.

Ezekiel 20:21

But the children rebelled against me; they didn't walk in my statutes, neither kept my ordinances to do them, which if a man do, he shall live in them; they profaned my Sabbaths. Then I said I would pour out my wrath on them, to accomplish my anger against them in the wilderness.

Amos 2:8

and they lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

Revelation 22:12-14

"Behold, I come quickly. My reward is with me, to repay to each man according to his work.

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