Matthew 15:14

“Let them alone: they be blinde leaders of the blinde. And if the blinde lead the blinde, both shall fall into the ditch.”

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Other Translations

Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
- King James Version

"Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind. And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let them alone: they are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let them be: they are blind guides. And if a blind man is guiding a blind man, the two will go falling into a hole together.
- Basic English Bible

Leave them alone; they are blind leaders of blind: but if blind lead blind, both will fall into a ditch.
- Darby Bible

Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind leadeth the blind, both will fall into the ditch.
- Webster's Bible

Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind; and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into some pit."
- Weymouth Bible

Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
- World English Bible

Suffre ye hem; thei ben blynde, and leederis of blynde men. And if a blynd man lede a blynd man, bothe fallen doun in to the diche.
- Wycliffe Bible

let them alone, guides they are -- blind of blind; and if blind may guide blind, both into a ditch shall fall.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 15:14


15:14 Let them alone - If they are indeed blind leaders of the blind; let them alone: concern not yourselves about them: a plain direction how to behave with regard to all such. #Luke 6:39|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 15:14


Mt 15:14 Let them alone. The Pharisees. His disciples were troubled by their opposition. They be blind leaders of the blind. They pretend to be spiritual guides of the people, while spiritually blind themselves. The blind are unsafe guides of the blind. See PNT "Ro 2:19".

Discussion for Matthew 15

  • Obbie Beal
    .... 2 above /tradition of the elders; ... 3,4 /the commandment of God; ... 5,6 /long established tradition of men; ... 7,8,9, Jehovah /GOD conclusion on these matters.
  • Rohan Regis
    27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.

    28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour
  • Hazel Carty
    What comes out of the mouth comes from the heart Lord let all the word of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight o Lord my God of my salvation
  • BSP
    Verse 12~The Pharisees were offended because they knew that Jesus spoke the truth. They were incorrigible .
  • A disciple
    "Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind." In saying this, Jesus has revealed that each and every one of us is accountable first to God; and no amount of obstinate determination to follow ANY form or methodology may take the preeminence over His view of us; notwithstanding howsoever strongly one might protest!
  • Bruce
    Andrea: His Word says: every Creature of God is Good and nothing to be refused,if it be received with Thanksgiving:For it is Sanctified by The Word of God and Prayer. 1Timothy 4:4-6./ Oysters, clams,muscles, shrimp, lobster,any seafood. Cows, pigs, rabbits, muskrat, raccoon, squirrels, whatsoever,but always give Thanks for what you have

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