The Holy Bible - The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel, Chapter 18 (Latin)
1The word of the LORD came unto me again, saying,
2What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
3As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.
4Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.
5But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
6And hath not eaten upon the mountains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither hath defiled his neighbour's wife, neither hath come near to a menstruous woman,
7And hath not oppressed any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
8He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
9Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is just, he shall surely live, saith the Lord GOD.
10If he beget a son that is a robber, a shedder of blood, and that doeth the like to any one of these things,
11And that doeth not any of those duties, but even hath eaten upon the mountains, and defiled his neighbour's wife,
12Hath oppressed the poor and needy, hath spoiled by violence, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination,
13Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.
14Now, lo, if he beget a son, that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like,
15That hath not eaten upon the mountains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, hath not defiled his neighbour's wife,
16Neither hath oppressed any, hath not withholden the pledge, neither hath spoiled by violence, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment,
17That hath taken off his hand from the poor, that hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, hath walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.
18As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, lo, even he shall die in his iniquity.
19Yet say ye, Why? doth not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live.
20The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
21But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
22All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.
23Have 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?
24But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
25Yet ye say, The way of the LORD is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal?
26When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.
27Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
28Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
29Yet saith the house of Israel, The way of the LORD is not equal. O house of Israel, are not my ways equal? are not your ways unequal?
30Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
31Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
32For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.
1et factus est sermo Domini ad me dicens
2quid est quod inter vos parabolam vertitis in proverbium istud in terra Israhel dicentes patres comederunt uvam acerbam et dentes filiorum obstupescunt
3vivo ego dicit Dominus Deus si erit vobis ultra parabola haec in proverbium in Israhel
4ecce omnes animae meae sunt ut anima patris ita et anima filii mea est anima quae peccaverit ipsa morietur
5et vir si fuerit iustus et fecerit iudicium et iustitiam
6in montibus non comederit et oculos suos non levaverit ad idola domus Israhel et uxorem proximi sui non violaverit et ad mulierem menstruatam non accesserit
7et hominem non contristaverit pignus debitori reddiderit per vim nihil rapuerit panem suum esurienti dederit et nudum operuerit vestimento
8ad usuram non commodaverit et amplius non acceperit ab iniquitate averterit manum suam iudicium verum fecerit inter virum et virum
9in praeceptis meis ambulaverit et iudicia mea custodierit ut faciat veritatem hic iustus est vita vivet ait Dominus Deus
10quod si genuerit filium latronem effundentem sanguinem et fecerit unum de istis
11et haec quidem omnia non facientem sed in montibus comedentem et uxorem proximi sui polluentem
12egenum et pauperem contristantem rapientem rapinas pignus non reddentem et ad idola levantem oculos suos abominationem facientem
13ad usuram dantem et amplius accipientem numquid vivet non vivet cum universa detestanda haec fecerit morte morietur sanguis eius in ipso erit
14quod si genuerit filium qui videns omnia peccata patris sui quae fecit timuerit et non fecerit simile eis
15super montes non comederit et oculos suos non levaverit ad idola domus Israhel et uxorem proximi sui non violaverit
16et virum non contristaverit pignus non retinuerit et rapinam non rapuerit panem suum esurienti dederit et nudum operuerit vestimento
17a pauperis iniuria averterit manum suam usuram et superabundantiam non acceperit iudicia mea fecerit in praeceptis meis ambulaverit hic non morietur in iniquitate patris sui sed vita vivet
18pater eius quia calumniatus est et vim fecit fratri et malum operatus est in medio populi sui ecce mortuus est in iniquitate sua
19et dicitis quare non portavit filius iniquitatem patris videlicet quia filius iudicium et iustitiam operatus est omnia praecepta mea custodivit et fecit illa vita vivet
20anima quae peccaverit ipsa morietur filius non portabit iniquitatem patris et pater non portabit iniquitatem filii iustitia iusti super eum erit et impietas impii erit super eum
21si autem impius egerit paenitentiam ab omnibus peccatis suis quae operatus est et custodierit universa praecepta mea et fecerit iudicium et iustitiam vita vivet non morietur
22omnium iniquitatum eius quas operatus est non recordabor in iustitia sua quam operatus est vivet
23numquid voluntatis meae est mors impii dicit Dominus Deus et non ut convertatur a viis suis et vivat
24si autem averterit se iustus a iustitia sua et fecerit iniquitatem secundum omnes abominationes quas operari solet impius numquid vivet omnes iustitiae eius quas fecerat non recordabuntur in praevaricatione qua praevaricatus est et in peccato suo quod peccavit in ipsis morietur
25et dixistis non est aequa via Domini audite domus Israhel numquid via mea non est aequa et non magis viae vestrae pravae sunt
26cum enim averterit se iustus a iustitia sua et fecerit iniquitatem morietur in eis in iniustitia quam operatus est morietur
27et cum averterit se impius ab impietate sua quam operatus est et fecerit iudicium et iustitiam ipse animam suam vivificabit
28considerans enim et avertens se ab omnibus iniquitatibus suis quas operatus est vita vivet et non morietur
29et dicunt filii Israhel non est aequa via Domini numquid viae meae non sunt aequae domus Israhel et non magis viae vestrae pravae
30idcirco unumquemque iuxta vias suas iudicabo domus Israhel ait Dominus Deus convertimini et agite paenitentiam ab omnibus iniquitatibus vestris et non erit vobis in ruinam iniquitas
31proicite a vobis omnes praevaricationes vestras in quibus praevaricati estis et facite vobis cor novum et spiritum novum et quare moriemini domus Israhel
32quia nolo mortem morientis dicit Dominus Deus revertimini et vivite