Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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

Leave them alone; they are blind guides [leading blind followers]. If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit.”

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!"

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.

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."

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
Let
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57


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

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
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

References

Context Readings

Defilement From Within

13 And having answered, he said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father has not planted, shall be rooted up. 14 Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. 15 And Peter, having answered, said to him, Explain to us this parable.


Cross References

Luke 6:39

And he spake to them a parable, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

Isaiah 56:10

Look about, ye blind; they all knew not, they all dumb dogs, they shall not be able to bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Malachi 2:8

And ye departed out of the way; ye made many weak by the law; ye corrupted the covenant of Levi, said Jehovah of armies.

Isaiah 9:16

And there will be those leading this people causing them to wander; and those being led being swallowed up.

Isaiah 42:19

Who blind but my servant? and deaf as my messenger I shall send? who blind he being perfect? and blind as the servant of Jehovah?

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesied in falsehood, and the priests will spread out with their hands; and my people loved it thus: and what will ye do to its last part

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed when they did abomination? also shaming they will not be ashamed; also they knew not feeling shame; for this they shall fall with those falling: in the time of my reviewing them they shall faint, said Jehovah.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed when they did abomination? also shaming they will not be ashamed, and they knew not to feel shame: for this they shall fall among the falling: in the time of their reviewing they shall faint, said Jehovah.

Ezekiel 14:9-10

And if the prophet shall be deceived, and he spake a word, I Jehovah deceived that prophet, and I stretched forth my hand upon him, and I destroyed him from the midst of my people Israel.

Hosea 4:17

Ephraim is joined to images: leave him.

Micah 3:6-7

For this, night to you from a vision, and darkness to you from divining; and the sun went down upon the prophets, and the day was dark upon them.

Matthew 23:16-24

Woe to you blind guides, saying, Whoever should swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever should swear by the gold of the temple, he is indebted!

1 Timothy 6:5

Unprofitable occupations of men corrupted in mind, and deprived of the truth, thinking gain to be devotion: be separated from such.

2 Peter 2:1

And also were there false prophets among the people, as also among you shall be false teachers, who shall privately bring in doctrines of perdition, and denying the master having purchased them, having brought upon themselves swift destruction.

2 Peter 2:17

These are fountains wanting water, clouds impelled by a hurricane; for whom the obscurity of darkness has been kept forever.

Revelation 19:20

And the wild beast was seized, and with him the false prophet having done signs before him, with which he deceived them having received the stamp of the wild beast, and them worshipping his image. Living, were they two cast into the lake of fire burning with sulphur.

Revelation 22:15

And without, dogs, and charmers and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and every one loving and doing a lie.

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