16 “Fathers are not to be put to death for their children or children for their fathers; each person will be put to death for his own sin.(A)

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However, he did not put the children of the murderers to death, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses where the Lord commanded, “Fathers must not be put to death because of children, and children must not be put to death because of fathers; instead, each one will be put to death for his own sin.”(A)

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10 They killed these 10 sons(A) of Haman son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews.(B) However, they did not seize[a] any plunder.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 9:10 Lit not put their hands on

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