Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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 He answered, and said, "All plants which my heavenly father hath not planted, shall be plucked up by the roots. 14 Let them alone, they be the blind leaders of the blind. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch." 15 Then answered Peter and said to him, "Declare unto us this parable."


Cross References

Luke 6:39

And he put forth a similitude unto them, "Can the blind lead the blind? Do they not both then fall into the ditch?

Isaiah 56:10

For his watchmen are all blind, they have altogether no understanding. They are all dumb dogs, no being able to bark; they are sleepery, sluggish, and lie snorting.

Malachi 2:8

But as for you, ye are gone clean out of the way, and have caused the multitude to be offended at the law: ye have broken the covenant of Levi, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

Isaiah 9:16

For all they which inform the people that they be in a right cause, such be deceivers. Such as men think also to be perfect among these, are but cast aways.

Isaiah 42:19

But who is blinder, than my servant? Or so deaf, as my messengers, whom I send unto thee? For who is so blind as the perfect man, and so blind as the LORD's servant?

Jeremiah 5:31

The Prophets teach falsely, and the priests follow them, and my people hath pleasure therein. What will come thereof at the last?

Jeremiah 6:15

Therefore they must be ashamed, for they have committed abomination. But how should they be ashamed, when they know nothing, neither of shame nor good nurture? And therefore they shall fall among the slain; and in the hour when I shall visit them, they shall be brought down," sayeth the LORD.

Jeremiah 8:12

Fie! For shame! How abominable things do they? And yet they be not ashamed; yea, they know of no shame. Wherefore in the time of their visitation, they shall fall among the dead bodies, sayeth the LORD.

Ezekiel 14:9-10

And if that Prophet be deceived, when he telleth him a word: then I the LORD myself have deceived that Prophet, and will stretch forth mine hand upon him, to root him out of my people of Israel:

Hosea 4:17

And whereas Ephraim is become partaker of Idols: well, let him go.

Micah 3:6-7

Therefore your vision shall be turned to night, and your prophesying to darkness. The Sun shall go down over those prophets, and the day shall be dark unto them.

Matthew 23:16-24

Woe be unto you, blind guides, for ye which say, 'Whosoever swear by the temple, it is nothing: but whosoever swear by the gold of the temple, he offendeth.'

1 Timothy 6:5

and vain disputations of men with corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, which think that lucre is godliness. From such, separate thyself.

2 Peter 2:1

There were false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you: which privily shall bring in damnable sects, even denying the Lord that hath bought them, and bring upon themselves swift damnation.

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, and clouds carried about of a tempest, to whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him that false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that received the beast's mark, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast into a pond of fire burning with brimstone:

Revelation 22:15

For without shall be dogs and enchanters, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth or maketh lies.

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