16 Parents are not to be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their parents; each will die for their own sin.(A)

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Yet he did not put the children of the assassins to death, in accordance with what is written in the Book of the Law(A) of Moses where the Lord commanded: “Parents are not to be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their parents; each will die for their own sin.”[a](B)

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  1. 2 Kings 14:6 Deut. 24:16
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