Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But when the wicked turns from his wickedness and practices justice and righteousness, he will live by them.

King James Version

But if the wicked turn from his wickedness, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

Holman Bible

But if a wicked person turns from his wickedness and does what is just and right, he will live because of this.

International Standard Version

and when the wicked turn away from their wickedness and do what is just and right, he will certainly live because of that.

A Conservative Version

And when the wicked man turns from his wickedness, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

American Standard Version

And when the wicked turneth from his wickedness, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

Amplified

But when a wicked man turns back from his wickedness and practices what is just (fair) and right, he will live because of it.

Bible in Basic English

And when the evil man, turning away from his evil-doing, does what is ordered and right, he will get life by it.

Darby Translation

And when the wicked turneth from his wickedness, and doeth judgment and justice, he shall live for these things.

Julia Smith Translation

And in the turning back of the unjust from his injustice and doing judgment and justice upon them, he shall live.

King James 2000

But if the wicked turns from his wickedness, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall live by it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when the wicked turns from his wickedness, and he does justice and righteousness, because of it {he will certainly live}!

Modern King James verseion

But if the wicked turns from his wickedness and does justice and right, he shall live by them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if the wicked turn from his wickedness, doing the thing that is lawful and right, he shall live therefore.

NET Bible

When the wicked turns from his sin and does what is just and right, he will live because of it.

New Heart English Bible

When the wicked turns from his wickedness, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

The Emphasized Bible

But when the lawless man shall turn from his lawlessness, and do justice and righteousness Upon them, shall he live.

Webster

But if the wicked shall turn from his wickedness, and do that which is lawful and right, for that he shall live.

World English Bible

When the wicked turns from his wickedness, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

Youngs Literal Translation

And in the turning back of the wicked from his wickedness, And he hath done judgment and righteousness, by them he liveth.

Interlinear

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

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

and do

Usage: 0

and right
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

he shall live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

Context Readings

Ezekiel Appointed As A Watchman And His Responsibility

18 When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, then he shall die in it. 19 But when the wicked turns from his wickedness and practices justice and righteousness, he will live by them. 20 Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right.’ O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways.”



Cross References

Ezekiel 18:27-28

Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.

Ezekiel 33:14

But when I say to the wicked, ‘You will surely die,’ and he turns from his sin and practices justice and righteousness,

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