New International Version
Those who guide this people mislead them, and those who are guided are led astray.
King James Bible
For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.
Darby Bible Translation
For the guides of this people mislead [them]; and they that are guided by them are swallowed up.
World English Bible
For those who lead this people lead them astray; and those who are led by them are destroyed.
Young's Literal Translation
And the eulogists of this people are causing to err, And its eulogised ones are consumed.
Isaiah 9:16 Parallel
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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the leaders, etc. or, they that call them blessed
led of them. or, called blessed of them
destroyed. Heb. swallowed up
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"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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Leave them; they are blind guides. If the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit."
"Woe to you, blind guides! You say, 'If anyone swears by the temple, it means nothing; but anyone who swears by the gold of the temple is bound by that oath.'
You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.
Youths oppress my people, women rule over them. My people, your guides lead you astray; they turn you from the path.
The LORD has poured into them a spirit of dizziness; they make Egypt stagger in all that she does, as a drunkard staggers around in his vomit.
"Among the prophets of Samaria I saw this repulsive thing: They prophesied by Baal and led my people Israel astray.
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Judah, even for four, I will not relent. Because they have rejected the law of the LORD and have not kept his decrees, because they have been led astray by false gods, the gods their ancestors followed,
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