Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then said Jesus to his disciples, it is impossible but that discouragements should come: but wo to him, who is the occasion of them.

New American Standard Bible

He said to His disciples, It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!

King James Version

Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Holman Bible

He said to His disciples, “Offenses will certainly come, but woe to the one they come through!

International Standard Version

Jesus told his disciples, "It is inevitable that temptations to sin will come, but how terrible it will be for the person through whom they come!

A Conservative Version

And he said to his disciples, It is impossible for the stumbling-blocks not to come, but woe to him through whom they come!

American Standard Version

And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Amplified

Jesus said to His disciples, “Stumbling blocks [temptations and traps set to lure one to sin] are sure to come, but woe (judgment is coming) to him through whom they come!

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that occasions which cause people to be led astray [from God] will come, but it is too bad for that person who is responsible for it happening.

Anderson New Testament

Then he said to his disciples: It is impossible that causes of offense should not come; but alas for him by whom they come!

Bible in Basic English

And he said to his disciples, It is necessary for causes of trouble to come about, but unhappy is he by whom they come.

Common New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to him through whom they do come!

Darby Translation

And he said to his disciples, It cannot be but that offences come, but woe to him by whom they come!

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke to His disciples, It is impossible for offenses not to come: but woe unto him, through whom they come;

Goodspeed New Testament

And he said to his disciples, "It is inevitable that hindrances should arise, but alas for the man who causes them!

John Wesley New Testament

Then said he to the disciples, It is impossible but offences will come; but wo to him through whom they come.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to the disciples, It is impossible there come not causes of offence: and woe, through whom they come!

King James 2000

Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that temptations to sin will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to his disciples, "It is impossible for causes for stumbling not to come, but woe [to him] through whom they come!

Modern King James verseion

And He said to the disciples, It is impossible but that offenses will come. But woe to him through whom they come!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said he to the disciples, "It cannot be avoided, but that offenses will come. Nevertheless, woe be to him through whom they come.

Moffatt New Testament

To his disciples he said, "It is inevitable that hindrances should come, but woe to the man by whom they come;

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus said to his disciples. "It is not possible but that occasions of stumbling should occur, but woe to him through whom they come!

NET Bible

Jesus said to his disciples, "Stumbling blocks are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come!

New Heart English Bible

He said to the disciples, "It is impossible that no occasions of stumbling should come, but woe to him through whom they come.

Noyes New Testament

And he said to his disciples, It is impossible but that stumblingblocks will come; but woe to him through whom they come!

Sawyer New Testament

AND he said to his disciples, It is inevitable that offenses should come; but woe to him by whom they come;

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto his disciples: - It is, impossible, that occasions of stumbling should not come, notwithstanding, alas! for him through whom they do come:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEN he said to his disciples, It is impossible that offences should not come; but wo to him through whom they come!

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus said to his disciples: "It is inevitable that there should be snares; yet alas for him who is answerable for them!

Webster

Then he said to the disciples, It is impossible but that causes of sin will come: but woe to him by whom they come!

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that causes of stumbling should come; but alas for him through whom they come!

Williams New Testament

Now He said to His disciples: "It is inevitable that snares to evil will come, but a curse be on the man through whom they come!

World English Bible

He said to the disciples, "It is impossible that no occasions of stumbling should come, but woe to him through whom they come!

Worrell New Testament

And He said to His disciples, "It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe to him through whom they come!

Worsley New Testament

Then said He to the disciples, It is impossible that offences should not come: but wo to him by whom they come.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said unto the disciples, 'It is impossible for the stumbling blocks not to come, but woe to him through whom they come;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

said he
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the disciples
μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

It is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ἀνένδεκτος 
Anendektos 
Usage: 0

but
μή 
me 
δέ 
De 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 493
Usage: 2184

σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

will come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

woe
οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

References

Context Readings

Sin, Forgiveness, Faith, And Service

1 Then said Jesus to his disciples, it is impossible but that discouragements should come: but wo to him, who is the occasion of them. 2 it were better for him that a milstone were hang'd about his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, than that he should occasion any innocent person to relapse.


Cross References

Matthew 18:7

wo unto the world, because of such scandals: tho' it cannot be, but that such occasions of relapsing should happen: yet wo to that man by whom the scandal cometh.

1 Corinthians 11:19

for there must be factions among you, whereby it will appear who among you are the approved.

Matthew 16:23

but he frown'd upon Peter, and said, out of my sight pernicious obstacle to my designs; your views are all worldly, regardless of what is divine.

Romans 14:13

let us not judge one another any more: but rather come to this determination, not to put a stumbling-block, or any thing in a brother's way, that may make him fall.

Romans 14:20-21

do not for such a thing as meat, pull down what God has been raising. all things indeed are pure; but they become evil to him who by eating giveth offence.

Romans 16:17

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark those who cause divisions and revolts against the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 8:13

wherefore if my eating makes my brother offend, I will never eat flesh rather than make my brother offend.

1 Corinthians 10:32

give no offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all the vile methods of imposture, to the ruin of those, who are averse to the truth, by which they might be saved.

Revelation 2:14

but I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who counselled Balac to ensnare the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 2:20

notwithstanding, I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezabel, who stiles herself a prophetess, and teaches and seduces my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 13:14-18

and he deceived the inhabitants of the earth, by the prodigys which he had power to effect by the influence of the beast, by telling the inhabitants of the earth, that he had made an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, but yet did revive.

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