Understanding the Scriptures
|Teeth are set on edge (v. 2)||Pucker|
|Eaten upon the mountains (vv. 6, 11, 15)||Participated in idol worship|
|Defiled (vv. 6, 11, 15)||Been immoral with|
|Come near to (v. 6)||Have sexual relations with|
|Oppressed (vv. 7, 12, 16, 18)||Been unfair to, placed burdens upon|
|Pledge (vv. 7, 12, 16)||Money someone owes|
|Given forth upon usury (vv. 8, 13)||Charged interest when giving loans|
|Increase (v. 8)||An unfair amount of money to charge|
|Executed (vv. 8, 17)||Performed|
|Bear (vv. 19–20)||Carry, be accountable for|
|Equal (vv. 25, 29)||Fair, just|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Ezekiel 18.
Apply the Scriptures
How could you use Ezekiel 18:1–18 to help someone who lives in a home where he or she is not encouraged in righteous activities? You may want to cross-reference these verses to the second Article of Faith.
Identify Important Principles
Read Ezekiel 18:19–32 and find what the Lord taught about sin, repentance, enduring to the end, and How he feels about those in sin. Write at least four one-sentence statements that summarize the principles taught in these verses.