Isaiah 3:12

“ As for my people, children are their oppressours, and women rule ouer them: O my people, they which lead thee, cause thee to erre, and destroy the way of thy paths.”

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Other Translations for Isaiah 3:12

[As for] my people, children [are] their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause [thee] to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
- King James Version

O My people! Their oppressors are children, And women rule over them. O My people! Those who guide you lead {you} astray And confuse the direction of your paths.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they that lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for my people, their ruler is acting like a child, and those who have authority over them are women. O my people, your guides are the cause of your wandering, turning your footsteps out of the right way.
- Basic English Bible

[As for] my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people! they that guide thee mislead [thee], and destroy the way of thy paths.
- Darby Bible

As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they who lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
- Webster's Bible

As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
- World English Bible

My people -- its exactors [are] sucklings, And women have ruled over it. My people -- thy eulogists are causing to err, And the way of thy paths swallowed up.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As for My people, a babe is their master, and women rule over them. O My people, they that lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for Isaiah 3:12

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 3:12

3:12 Women - Weak and effeminate rulers. They - Thy rulers civil and ecclesiastical.


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