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Isaiah 9:16

    Isaiah 9:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the guides of this people are the cause of their wandering from the right way, and those who are guided by them come to destruction.

    Webster's Revision

    For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

    World English Bible

    For those who lead this people lead them astray; and those who are led by them are destroyed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For they that lead this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 9:16

    For the leaders of this people ... - Note, Isaiah 3:12. Hebrew 'They that call this people blessed' - referring more particularly to the false prophets.

    They that are led of them - Hebrew, 'They that are called blessed by them.'

    Are destroyed - Hebrew, 'Are swallowed up;' see the note at Isaiah 3:12. They are ruined; or swallowed up as in a vast whirlpool or vortex.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 9:16

    9:16 The leaders - Their false prophets. Cause - By false doctrines and evil counsels and persuasions. Destroyed - Shall certainly perish.