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Isaiah 9:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the leaders of this people cause [them] to err; and [they that are] led of them [are] destroyed.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For those who guide this people are leading [them] astray; And those who are guided by them are brought to confusion.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the leaders of this people cause [them] to err; and [they that are] led by them [are] destroyed.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For the guides of this people mislead [them]; and they that are guided by them are swallowed up.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, they who should have led this people forward, have been causing them to stray,—And, they who are led of them, are destroyed,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the eulogists of this people are causing to err, And its eulogised ones are consumed.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the leaders of this people cause them to erre, and they that are ledde of them, are destroyed.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they that pronounce this people blessed shall mislead them; and they mislead them that they may devour them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For the leaders of this people cause [them] to err; and [they that are] led of them [are] destroyed.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For the leaders 833
{0833} Prime
אָשַׁר
'ashar
{aw-shar'}
A primitive root; to be straight (used in the widest sense, especially to be level, right, happy); figuratively to go forward, be honest, prosper.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
of this x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
cause [them] to err; 8582
{8582} Prime
תָּעָה
ta`ah
{taw-aw'}
A primitive root; to vacillate, that is, reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causatively of both.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
and [they that are] led 833
{0833} Prime
אָשַׁר
'ashar
{aw-shar'}
A primitive root; to be straight (used in the widest sense, especially to be level, right, happy); figuratively to go forward, be honest, prosper.
z8794
<8794> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 194
of them [are] destroyed. 1104
{1104} Prime
בּלע
bala`
{beh'-lah}
A primitive root; to make away with (specifically by swallowing); generally to destroy.
z8794
<8794> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 194
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 9:13-17.


Isaiah 9:16

_ _ leaders, etc. — (See Isaiah 3:12, Margin, and see on Isaiah 3:12.)

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 9:8-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 9:16

The leaders — Their false prophets. Cause — By false doctrines and evil counsels and persuasions. Destroyed — Shall certainly perish.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the leaders:
etc. or, they that call them blessed,
Isaiah 3:12 [As for] my people, children [are] their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause [thee] to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Matthew 23:16-36 Woe unto you, [ye] blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! ... Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.

led of them:
or, called blessed of them,
Numbers 6:23-26 Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel, saying unto them, ... The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
1 Kings 8:55-56 And he stood, and blessed all the congregation of Israel with a loud voice, saying, ... Blessed [be] the LORD, that hath given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there hath not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant.
2 Chronicles 30:27 Then the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people: and their voice was heard, and their prayer came [up] to his holy dwelling place, [even] unto heaven.
Hebrews 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

destroyed:
Heb. swallowed up
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