but the children of the murderers he did not put to death, according to what is written in the book of the law of Moses as Yahweh commanded, saying, “The fathers are not to be put to death for the children, nor must the children be put to death for the fathers, but every man is to be put to death for his own sin.” Bible

“the law of Moses.” The Hebrew is “the torah of Moses,” where “torah” is much more than “law.” The torah involves instruction in many different ways (see commentary on Prov. 1:8).

Commentary for: 2 Kings 14:6