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Ezekiel 20:25
Therefore I gave them also statutes that were not good and judgments whereby they should not live;
Moreover also I gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances wherein they should not live;
[Therefore] I also gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live;
Wherefore also I gave them [over to] statutes that were not good and ordinances whereby they should not live and could not have life,
Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;
I also issued regulations that were not good and case laws by which they could not live.
I also gave them laws which did them no good and rulings by which they did not live;
I gave them laws that bring punishment instead of life,
And I also gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances whereby they should not live;
Therefore I also gave them statutes that were not good, and judgments, in which they shall not live.
So I gave them laws that were not good. I gave them commands that would not bring life.
Moreover, I gave them statutes that were not good and rules by which they could not have life,
Moreover, I gave them statutes that were not good and rules by which they could not have life,
I also allowed them to follow ·rules [statutes] that were not good and ·laws [judgments] by which they could not live.
Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments, wherein they should not live.
I also allowed them to follow laws that were no good and rules by which they could not live.
“Then I gave them laws that are not good and commands that do not bring life.
I also gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances they could not live by.
I also allowed them to follow rules that were not good. And they followed laws by which they could not live.
So I gave them statutes that weren’t good and ordinances by which they could not live.
For this reason I also gave them statutes that were not good and rights by which they could not live,
Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;
Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;
And in turn I gave to them rules that were not good and regulations by which they will not live.
I let them adopt customs and laws which were worthless. Through the keeping of them they could not attain life.*
“‘But I did lift my hand in solemn oath there in the desert, and swore that I would scatter them all over the world, disperse them every which way because they didn’t keep my laws nor live by my statutes. They desecrated my Sabbaths and remained addicted to the no-god idols of their parents. Since they were determined to live bad lives, I myself gave them statutes that could not produce goodness and laws that did not produce life. I abandoned them. Filthy in the gutter, they perversely sacrificed their firstborn children in the fire. The very horror should have shocked them into recognizing that I am God.’
Therefore I gave them also statutes that were not good and judgments by which they could not live.
I also allowed them to follow laws that were no good and rules by which they could not live.
Therefore I gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances through which they could not have life.
I also gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live;
I also allowed them to follow rules that were not good and laws by which they could not live.
I also gave them decrees which were not good and regulations by which they could not live.
So I let them follow other rules. Those other rules were not good. I let them have laws they could not live by.
So I gave them other statutes that were not good and laws through which they could not live;
So I gave them other statutes that were not good and laws through which they could not live;
“Therefore I also gave them up to statutes that were not good, and judgments by which they could not live;
Then I gave them laws that were not good, and words they could not live by.
I gave them over to worthless decrees and regulations that would not lead to life.
Moreover I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live.
Moreover, I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live.
Moreover, I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live.
Moreover I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not live.
Therefore I gave them also chukkot that were not tovim, and mishpatim whereby they could not live;
Moreover I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not have life;
Moreover I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not have life;
I also gave them statutes that were not good, ordinances by which they could not live.
I handed them over to bad laws and rules that could not lead to life.
Moreover also I gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances in which they should not live;
Therefore and I gave to them commandments (that were) not good, and dooms in which they shall not live. (And so I gave them commandments that were not good, and laws that would not bring them life.)
And I also, I have given to them statutes not good, And judgments by which they do not live.
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