New International Version
the elders and dignitaries are the head, the prophets who teach lies are the tail.
King James Bible
The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
Darby Bible Translation
the ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
World English Bible
The elder and the honorable man is the head, and the prophet who teaches lies is the tail.
Young's Literal Translation
Elder, and accepted of face, he is the head, Prophet, teacher of falsehood, he is the tail.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In one day - Thirteen MSS. of Kennicott and De Rossi read ביום beyond in a day; and another has a rasure in the place of the letter ב beth.
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LibraryMay 27. "The Government Shall be Upon his Shoulder" (Isa. Ix. 6).
"The government shall be upon His shoulder" (Isa. ix. 6). You cannot make the heart restful by stopping its beating. Belladonna will do that, but that is not rest. Let the breath of life come--God's life and strength--and there will be sweet rest. Home ties and family affection will not bring it. Deliverance from trouble will not bring it. Many a tried heart has said: "If this great trouble was only gone, I should have rest." But as soon as one goes another comes. The poor, wounded deer on the mountain …
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For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
though you were a powerful man, owning land-- an honored man, living on it.
the hero and the warrior, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder,
the captain of fifty and the man of rank, the counselor, skilled craftsman and clever enchanter.
There is nothing Egypt can do-- head or tail, palm branch or reed.
The LORD Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
And these also stagger from wine and reel from beer: Priests and prophets stagger from beer and are befuddled with wine; they reel from beer, they stagger when seeing visions, they stumble when rendering decisions.
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