Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

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Bible References

He shall be

Isaiah 26:20
Come my people, enter into thy chambers, And shut thy doors behind thee, - Hide thee as it were a little moment Till the indignation pass over.
Psalm 46:1
God - for us, is a refuge and strength, A help in distresses, soon found.
Proverbs 18:10
A tower of strength, is the Name of Yahweh, thereinto, runneth the righteous, and is safe.
Ezekiel 11:16
Therefore, say, Thus saith My Lord. Yahweh, Although I have removed them far away among the nations, And although I have dispersed them throughout the lands Yet have I become to them a sanctuary for a little while, in the lands which they have entered

A stone

Isaiah 28:16
Therefore, Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, Behold me! founding in Zion a stone, A stone of testing, The costly corner of a well-laid foundation, he that trusteth, shall not make haste!
Luke 2:34
And Symeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother - Lo! this one, is being set for the falling and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign to be spoken against;
Romans 9:32
Wherefore? Because, not by faith but as by works, have they sought it : they have stumbled at the stone of stumbling,
Romans 11:9
And, David, saith - Let their table be turned into a snare, and into gin, and into a trap, and into a recompense unto them,
1 Peter 2:8
And a stone to strike against, and a rock to stumble over: Who stumble because, unto the word, they do not yield, - unto which also they have been appointed;

A snare

Psalm 11:6
He will rain upon the lawless live-coals, Fire and brimstone and a burning wind, are the portion of their cup.
Psalm 69:22
Let their table, before them, become a snare, And unto their friends, a lure;
Matthew 13:57
And they began to find cause of stumbling in him. But, Jesus, said unto them - A prophet is not without honour, save in his city, and in his house.
Luke 21:35
as a snare, - For it will come in by surprise, upon all them that are dwelling on the face of all the earth.

General references

Exodus 14:20
so it came in between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel, so it became a cloud and darkness, and yet lighted up the night, - so that the one came not near unto the other, all the night.
Joshua 10:7
So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, even all the mighty men of valour.
Luke 7:23
And, happy, is he, whosoever shall not find occasion of stumbling in me!