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12 He oppresses the needy and the poor, and he commits robbery,[a] and he does not return a pledge for a loan, and he lifts his eyes to the idols so he does a detestable thing. 13 He charges interest[b] and takes usury. Then, shall he live? He shall not live, for he did all of these detestable things. Surely he will die! His blood will be on him.

14 “And look! He has a son, and he sees all of the sin of his father that he did, and he sees it, but he does not do it.

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  1. Ezekiel 18:12 Literally “robbed things he seized”
  2. Ezekiel 18:13 Literally “with the interest he gives”

12 He oppresses the poor(A) and needy.
He commits robbery.
He does not return what he took in pledge.(B)
He looks to the idols.
He does detestable things.(C)
13 He lends at interest and takes a profit.(D)

Will such a man live? He will not! Because he has done all these detestable things, he is to be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.(E)

14 “But suppose this son has a son who sees all the sins his father commits, and though he sees them, he does not do such things:(F)

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