Matthew 15:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If one blind person leads another blind person, both will fall into a ditch."

A Conservative Version

Leave them. They are blind leaders of blind men, and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.

American Standard Version

Let them alone: they are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into a pit.

Amplified

Let them alone and disregard them; they are blind guides and teachers. And if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.

An Understandable Version

[So], let these Pharisees alone; they are blind leaders. And if a blind person leads a blind person, both of them will fall into a ditch."

Anderson New Testament

Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind; and if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the pit.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Daniel Mace New Testament

let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. now if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

Let them alone: the blind are leaders of the blind: if the blind may lead the blind, both will fall into the ditch.

Goodspeed New Testament

Leave them alone. They are blind guides! But if one blind man leads another, they will both fall into the ditch!"

Holman Bible

Leave them alone! They are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

John Wesley New Testament

Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind: but if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a ditch.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.

Julia Smith Translation

Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

King James 2000

Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them! They are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

Modern King James verseion

Let them alone. They are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them alone, they be the blind leaders of the blind. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch."

Moffatt New Testament

Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind, and if one blind man leads another, both of them will fall into a pit."

Montgomery New Testament

"Let them alone. They are blind men leading the blind; and if one blind man leads another, both of them will fall into a ditch."

NET Bible

Leave them! They are blind guides. If someone who is blind leads another who is blind, both will fall into a pit."

New Heart English Bible

Leave them alone. They are blind guides. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

New simplified Bible

Let them be. They are blind guides. If a blind man guides another blind man, they will fall in a hole together.

Noyes New Testament

Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a ditch.

Sawyer New Testament

Let them go; they are blind guides of the blind. But if the blind lead the blind, they will both fall into the pit.

The Emphasized Bible

Let them alone! they are, blind leaders; and, if the, blind, lead the, blind, both, into a ditch, will fall.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Leave them to themselves: they are blind leaders of the blind. But if the blind lead the blind, they will both fall into the pit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let them be; they are but blind guides; and, if one blind man guides another, both of them will fall into a ditch."

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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."

Williams New Testament

Let them alone. They are blind teachers! And if one blind man guides another, they will both fall into the ditch."

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

Let them alone; they are blind guides; and if a blind man be guiding a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Worsley New Testament

Regard them not; for they are blind guides of the blind: and if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the ditch.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

they be
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are , be , were , have , not tr ,
Usage: 97

τυφλός 
Tuphlos 
Usage: 34

ὁδηγός 
Hodegos 
Usage: 2

of the blind
τυφλός 
Tuphlos 
Usage: 34

δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

the blind
τυφλός 
Tuphlos 
τυφλός 
Tuphlos 
Usage: 34
Usage: 34

ὁδηγέω 
Hodegeo 
Usage: 2

ἀμφότερος 
amphoteros 
Usage: 8

πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

Context Readings

Defilement From Within

13 But He answered and said, "Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant shall be uprooted. 14 "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." 15 Peter said to Him, "Explain the parable to us."


Cross References

Luke 6:39

And He also spoke a parable to them: "A blind man cannot guide a blind man, can he? Will they not both fall into a pit?

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Malachi 2:8

"But as for you, you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by the instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 9:16

For those who guide this people are leading them astray; And those who are guided by them are brought to confusion.

Isaiah 42:19

Who is blind but My servant, Or so deaf as My messenger whom I send? Who is so blind as he that is at peace with Me, Or so blind as the servant of the LORD?

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their own authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 6:15

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they have done? They were not even ashamed at all; They did not even know how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time that I punish them, They shall be cast down," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 8:12

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not ashamed, And they did not know how to blush; Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time of their punishment they shall be brought down," Says the LORD.

Ezekiel 14:9-10

"But if the prophet is prevailed upon to speak a word, it is I, the LORD, who have prevailed upon that prophet, and I will stretch out My hand against him and destroy him from among My people Israel.

Hosea 4:17

Ephraim is joined to idols; Let him alone.

Micah 3:6-7

Therefore it will be night for you--without vision, And darkness for you--without divination The sun will go down on the prophets, And the day will become dark over them.

Matthew 23:16-24

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.'

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed the signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

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