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Ezekiel 18:23

23 kHave I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord God, and not rather that he should turn from his way and live?

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Ezekiel 18:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? declares the Sovereign Lord. Rather, am I not pleased when they turn from their ways and live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord God: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 “Do you think that I like to see wicked people die? says the Sovereign Lord. Of course not! I want them to turn from their wicked ways and live.

Ezekiel 18:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Do I have any pleasure at all that the wicked should die?” says the Lord God, “and not that he should turn from his ways and live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 I do not really want the wicked to die, says the Lord God. I want them to stop their bad ways and live.

Ezekiel 18:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked? saith the Lord Jehovah; and not rather that he should return from his way, and live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 Have I any pleasure at all in the death of the wicked? saith the Lord Jehovah; is it not in his turning from his way, that he may live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 I don’t want wicked people to die.” declares the Almighty Lord. “I want them to turn from their evil ways and live.

Ezekiel 18:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked?” This is the declaration of the Lord God. “Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he turns from his ways and lives?

Ezekiel 18:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, says the Lord God, and not rather that they should turn from their ways and live?

Ezekiel 18:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 Have I delight by any means in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord Yahweh, and not at his turning from his way, so that he lives?

Ezekiel 18:23 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

23 “When sinful people die, it does not give me any joy,” announces the Lord and King. “But when they turn away from their sins and live, that makes me very happy.

Ezekiel 18:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 “Do I have any pleasure in the death of the wicked,” declares the Lord God, “rather than that he should turn from his ways and live?