and happy is he who may not be stumbled in me.'
And He hath been for a sanctuary, And for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of falling, To the two houses of Israel, For a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
and then shall many be stumbled, and they shall deliver up one another, and shall hate one another.
then saith Jesus to them, 'All ye shall be stumbled at me this night; for it hath been written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad;
and the natural man doth not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for to him they are foolishness, and he is not able to know them, because spiritually they are discerned;
O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;
By David. -- An Instruction. O the happiness of him whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered.
Aleph. O the happiness of those perfect in the way, They are walking in the law of Jehovah,
Happy the poor in spirit -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.
is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary, and his brethren James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?
Then his disciples having come near, said to him, 'Hast thou known that the Pharisees, having heard the word, were stumbled?'
'Woe to the world from the stumbling-blocks! for there is a necessity for the stumbling-blocks to come, but woe to that man through whom the stumbling-block doth come!
and Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, 'Lo, this one is set for the falling and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against --
And he said unto them, 'Certainly ye will say to me this simile, Physician, heal thyself; as great things as we heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country;'
And it came to pass, in his saying these things, a certain woman having lifted up the voice out of the multitude, said to him, 'Happy the womb that carried thee, and the paps that thou didst suck!'
many, therefore, of his disciples having heard, said, 'This word is hard; who is able to hear it?'
From this time many of his disciples went away backward, and were no more walking with him,
others said, 'This is the Christ;' and others said, 'Why, out of Galilee doth the Christ come?
wherefore? because -- not by faith, but as by works of law; for they did stumble at the stone of stumbling,
Since also Jews ask a sign, and Greeks seek wisdom,
And I, brethren, if uncircumcision I yet preach, why yet am I persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away;