Parallel Verses

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 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

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!"

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."

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 he replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted. 14 Leave them! They are blind guides. If someone who is blind leads another who is blind, both will fall into a pit." 15 But Peter said to him, "Explain this parable to us."


Cross References

Luke 6:39

He also told them a parable: "Someone who is blind cannot lead another who is blind, can he? Won't they both fall into a pit?

Isaiah 56:10

All their watchmen are blind, they are unaware. All of them are like mute dogs, unable to bark. They pant, lie down, and love to snooze.

Malachi 2:8

You, however, have turned from the way. You have caused many to violate the law; you have corrupted the covenant with Levi," says the Lord who rules over all.

Isaiah 9:16

The leaders of this nation were misleading people, and the people being led were destroyed.

Isaiah 42:19

My servant is truly blind, my messenger is truly deaf. My covenant partner, the servant of the Lord, is truly blind.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy lies. The priests exercise power by their own authority. And my people love to have it this way. But they will not be able to help you when the time of judgment comes!

Jeremiah 6:15

Are they ashamed because they have done such shameful things? No, they are not at all ashamed. They do not even know how to blush! So they will die, just like others have died. They will be brought to ruin when I punish them," says the Lord.

Jeremiah 8:12

Are they ashamed because they have done such disgusting things? No, they are not at all ashamed! They do not even know how to blush! So they will die just like others have died. They will be brought to ruin when I punish them, says the Lord.

Ezekiel 14:9-10

"'As for the prophet, if he is made a fool by being deceived into speaking a prophetic word -- I, the Lord, have made a fool of that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand against him and destroy him from among my people Israel.

Hosea 4:17

Ephraim has attached himself to idols; Do not go near him!

Micah 3:6-7

Therefore night will fall, and you will receive no visions; it will grow dark, and you will no longer be able to read the omens. The sun will set on these prophets, and the daylight will turn to darkness over their heads.

Matthew 23:16-24

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple is bound by nothing. But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound by the oath.'

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a way of making a profit.

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.

2 Peter 2:17

These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved.

Revelation 19:20

Now the beast was seized, and along with him the false prophet who had performed the signs on his behalf -- signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. Both of them were thrown alive into the lake of fire burning with sulfur.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood!

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