Isaiah 9:16

“For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the leaders of this people cause them to erre, and they that are ledde of them, are destroyed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For those who guide this people are leading {them} astray; And those who are guided by them are brought to confusion.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the guides of this people are the cause of their wandering from the right way, and those who are guided by them come to destruction.
- Basic English Bible

For the guides of this people mislead [them]; and they that are guided by them are swallowed up.
- Darby Bible

For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led by them are destroyed.
- Webster's Bible

For those who lead this people lead them astray; and those who are led by them are destroyed.
- World English Bible

And the eulogists of this people are causing to err, And its eulogised ones are consumed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(9:15) For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 9:16


9:16 The leaders - Their false prophets. Cause - By false doctrines and evil counsels and persuasions. Destroyed - Shall certainly perish.


Discussion for Isaiah 9:16

  • Torry koonce for verse 16
    The words leaders carry a deeper meaning.. Leaders of the nation, courts,schools,churches,homes.. So it 's detail meaning is hidden causes the reader to look outside of himself . Every person at some point in his life becomes a leader.. When we see the word leaders we look at leaders and say they and wrong biblically but it 's us as a people spiritually than stand in need of correction

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