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Deuteronomy 24:16

    Deuteronomy 24:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Fathers are not to be put to death for their children or children for their fathers: every man is to be put to death for the sin which he himself has done.

    Webster's Revision

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    World English Bible

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 24:16

    The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, etc. - This law is explained and illustrated in sufficient detail, Ezekiel 18.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 24:16

    A caution addressed to earthly judges. Among other Oriental nations the family of a criminal was commonly involved in his punishment (compare Esther 9:13-14). In Israel it was not to be so; compare marginal references.