22 And Reuben answered them, (A)“Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now (B)there comes a reckoning for his blood.”

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22 Reuben replied, “Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy?(A) But you wouldn’t listen! Now we must give an accounting(B) for his blood.”(C)

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22 Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness that Jehoiada, Zechariah's father, had shown him, but killed his son. And when he was dying, he said, “May the Lord see (A)and avenge!”[a]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 24:22 Or and require it

22 King Joash did not remember the kindness Zechariah’s father Jehoiada had shown him but killed his son, who said as he lay dying, “May the Lord see this and call you to account.”(A)

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18 (A)If I say to the wicked, (B)‘You shall surely die,’ (C)and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, in order to save his life, that wicked person (D)shall die for[a] his iniquity, (E)but his blood I will require at your hand.

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  1. Ezekiel 3:18 Or in; also verses 19, 20

18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,(A)’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[a] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.(B)

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  1. Ezekiel 3:18 Or in; also in verses 19 and 20

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