Examine the Verse - Isaiah 9:6
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Isaiah 9:6
This verse is claimed to provide the basis of the Trinitarian belief
that God is the Triune God, existing as three personsGod the Father,
God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, but one being.

  For unto us a Child is born,
Unto us a Son is given;
And the government will be upon His shoulder.
And His name will be called
Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
(Isaiah 9:6, New King James Version)
  For a child is born unto us. 
A son is given unto us;
And the government is upon his shoulder;  

and  his   name   is   called
(Isaiah 9:6, The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text, 1917 edition)
  For a child is born to us,
a son is given to us;
dominion will rest on his shoulders,

and he will be given the name
Pele-Yo'etz El Gibbor Avi-'Ad Sar-Shalom [Wonder of a Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace],

(Isaiah 9:6, Complete Jewish Bible)
  Trinitarian Belief in God and Jesus Christ:
 Trinitarians believe in the Trinity, that God is the "Triune God"
existing as three persons
God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, but one being. All three are
eternal with no beginning. M
embers of the Trinity are co-equal and co-eternal,
one in essence, nature, power, action, and will.
Trinitarians believe that Jesus Christ is the eternal second person "God the Son",
who took on a human body and nature and became both man and God. 
Thus is Jesus is fully man and fully God simultaneously.
  Apostle's admonition, warning and unique way of teaching:
1. No prophecy of scripture is a matter of personal interpretation. (II Pt. 1:20, NAB)
2. Do not go beyond  what is written. (I Cor. 4:6, NIV)
 3. We do not use words of human wisdom. We speak words given to us by the Spirit,
using the Spirit's words to explain spiritual truths. (1 Cor. 2:13, NLT)
  Points to Consider:  
  1.  Notice that the above verse is about Prophet Isaiah's prophecy about the son and about the name to be given to the son.
2.  Please take note that the name is a long Jewish name "Pele-joez-el-gibbor-Abi-ad-sar-shalom" which when it was translated to English was made into several and separate English words. One of which is the word "Mighty God".
  Jewish scholars  understand this verse  which is  originally   written  in  their language—that   the    name in this prophecy does not indicate Christ's alleged divinity.  Biblical  names of  persons   such   as   Eliphelet (the God of deliverance) and Elihu  (whose God  is he   [Jehovah]) and places like Elkosh  (God my bow) and El-bethel (the God of bethel)  [Smith's  Bible Dictionary.    pp.163-167] 
As in the above verse Isaiah 9:6, the examples given also contain descriptions about God,
but no serious theologian so far claim that  those persons and places are God. 
3.  If Trinitarians insist that the Son is God just because part of the name given to the Son is "Mighty God", then they must also accept the absurd, that the Son is also Father because part of the name given to the Son is "Father of Eternity or everlasting Father"?

4.  How can the above verse be made as a basis of the the Trinity doctrine when the verse do not even mention the other person "God the Holy Spirit", or any of the Trinitarian elements that the three persons are co-equal, co-eternal; one in essence, action, power and will?
5.  Is the verse Isaiah 9:6 really about the Trinity or about God the Son?  Or, is it a prophecy about the name and authority of the Son?
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  Isaiah 9:6 in other versions of the Bible:  

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.  
(King James Version)

This will happen when the special child is born. God will give us a son who will be responsible for leading the people. His name will be “Wonderful Counselor, Powerful God, Father Who Lives Forever, Prince of Peace.” 
(Easy to Read Version)

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  
(New International Version)

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