And many among them shall stumble and fall and be broken and be snared and be taken.
But the word of the LORD shall be unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go and fall backward and be broken and snared and taken.
And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken, but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
We grope for the wall like the blind, and as if we had no eyes we walk by touch; we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in graves as dead men.
And blessed is he who is not offended in me.
Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
But he beheld them and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
After this, many of his disciples went back and walked no more with him.
Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone;
but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness;
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