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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Ezekiel 18:23


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    King James Bible - Ezekiel 18:23

    Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?

    World English Bible

    Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked? says the Lord Yahweh; and not rather that he should return from his way, and live?

    Douay-Rheims - Ezekiel 18:23

    Is it my will that a sinner should die, saith the Lord God, and not that he should be converted from his ways, and live?

    Webster's Bible Translation

    Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?

    Original Hebrew

    החפץ
    2654 אחפץ 2654 מות 4194 רשׁע 7563 נאם 5002 אדני 136 יהוה 3069 הלוא 3808 בשׁובו 7725 מדרכיו 1870 וחיה׃ 2421

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    VERSE (23) -
    :32; 33:11 La 3:33 Ho 11:8 1Ti 2:4 2Pe 3:9

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 18:23

    ¿Quiero yo por ventura la muerte del impío? Dijo el Señor DIOS. ¿No vivirá, si se apartare de sus caminos?

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Ezekiel 18:23

    Verse 23. Have I any
    pleasure at all that the wicked should die?] No! That is foreign to him whose name is love, and whose nature is mercy. On the contrary he "wills that he should return from his evil ways and live." And if God can have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, he cannot have made a decree to abandon him to the evil of his nature, and then damn him for what he could not avoid: for as God can do nothing with which he is not pleased, so he can decree nothing with which he is not pleased. But he is "not pleased with the death of a sinner," therefore he cannot have made a decree to bring him to this death.
    Matthew Henry Commentary
    God has no respect of persons. (Ezek. 18:1-20) The Divine providence is vindicated. (Ezek. 18:21-29) A gracious invitation to repentance (Ezek. 18:30-32)

    Ezek. 18:1-20 The soul that sinneth it shall die. As to eternity, ever man was, is, and will be dealt with, as his conduct shows him to have been under the old covenant of works, or the new covenant of grace Whatever outward sufferings come upon men through the sins of others they deserve for their own sins all they suffer; and the Lord overrule every event for the eternal good of believers. All souls are in the hand of the great Creator: he will deal with them in justice or mercy nor will any perish for the sins of another, who is not in some sens worthy of death for his own. We all have sinned, and our souls must be lost, if God deal with us according to his holy law; but we are invite to come to Christ. If a man who had shown his faith by his works, had wicked son, whose character and conduct were the reverse of his parent's, could it be expected he should escape the Divine vengeance of account of his father's piety? Surely not. And should a wicked man have a son who walked before God as righteous, this man would not perish for his father's sins. If the son was not free from evils in this life still he should be partaker of salvation. The question here is no about the meritorious ground of justification, but about the Lord' dealings with the righteous and the wicked.

    Ezek. 18:21-29 The wicked man would be saved, if he turned from his evil ways. The true penitent is a true believer. None of his forme transgressions shall be mentioned unto him, but in the righteousnes which he has done, as the fruit of faith and the effect of conversion he shall surely live. The question is not whether the truly righteou ever become apostates. It is certain that many who for a time wer thought to be righteous, do so, while Ezek. 18:26,27 speaks the fulnes of pardoning mercy: when sin is forgiven, it is blotted out, it is remembered no more. In their righteousness they shall live; not for their righteousness, as if that were an atonement for their sins, but in their righteousness, which is one of the blessings purchased by the Mediator. What encouragement a repenting, returning sinner has to hop for pardon and life according to this promise! In verse 28 is the beginning and progress of repentance. True believers watch and pray and continue to the end, and they are saved. In all our disputes with God, he is in the right, and we are in the wrong.

    Ezek. 18:30-32 The Lord will judge each of the Israelites according to his ways. On this is grounded an exhortation to repent, and to make them a new heart and a new spirit. God does not command what cannot be done, but admonishes us to do what is in our power, and to pray for what is not. Ordinances and means are appointed, directions an promises are given, that those who desire this change may seek it from God __________________________________________________________________


    Original Hebrew

    החפץ 2654 אחפץ 2654 מות 4194 רשׁע 7563 נאם 5002 אדני 136 יהוה 3069 הלוא 3808 בשׁובו 7725 מדרכיו 1870 וחיה׃ 2421


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