Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!

King James Version

Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!

Holman Bible

Woe to the world because of offenses. For offenses must come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes.

International Standard Version

How terrible it will be for the world due to its temptations to sin! Temptations to sin are bound to happen, but how terrible it will be for that person who causes someone to sin!

A Conservative Version

Woe to the world because of stumbling-blocks. For it is necessary that the stumbling-blocks come, yet woe to that man through whom the stumbling-block comes.

American Standard Version

Woe unto the world because of occasions of stumbling! for it must needs be that the occasions come; but woe to that man through whom the occasion cometh!

Amplified

Woe to the world for such temptations to sin and influences to do wrong! It is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the person on whose account or by whom the temptation comes!

An Understandable Version

"It will be too bad for the world because of occasions that cause people to fall away [from God]! For it is inevitable that such occasions come, but it is too bad for that person who is responsible for causing it to happen.

Anderson New Testament

Alas for the world because of snares! for it is necessary that snares come: but alas for that man by whom the snare comes!

Bible in Basic English

A curse is on the earth because of trouble! for it is necessary for trouble to come; but unhappy is that man through whom the trouble comes.

Common New Testament

Woe to the world because of temptations to sin! For temptations must come, but woe to the man by whom the temptation comes!

Daniel Mace New Testament

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.

Darby Translation

Woe to the world because of offences! For it must needs be that offences come; yet woe to that man by whom the offence comes!

Godbey New Testament

Woe unto the world on account of offensives, for it is necessary that offensives come; but woe unto that man through whom the offense comes!

Goodspeed New Testament

Alas for the world for such hindrances! They have to come, but alas for the man who causes them!

John Wesley New Testament

Wo to the world because of offences: for it must needs be that offences come; but wo to that man by whom the offence cometh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto the world because of offenses! For it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!

Julia Smith Translation

Woe to the world for offences I for there is necessity for offences to come; but woe to that man by whom the offence comes!

King James 2000

Woe unto the world because of offenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe to the world because of causes for stumbling, for [it is] a necessity [that] causes for stumbling come; nevertheless, woe to the person through whom the cause for stumbling comes.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to the world because of offenses! For it is necessary that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto the world because of evil offenses! Howbeit, it cannot be avoided but that offenses shall be given. Nevertheless, woe be to the man, by whom the offense cometh.

Moffatt New Testament

Woe to the world for hindrances! Hindrances have to come, but ??woe to the man by whom the hindrance does come!

Montgomery New Testament

"Woe unto the world because of such stumbling-blocks! They will surely come, but woe unto each man by whom they come!

NET Bible

Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks! It is necessary that stumbling blocks come, but woe to the person through whom they come.

New Heart English Bible

"Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks. For there will always be something to cause people to stumble, but woe to the person through whom the stumbling block comes.

Noyes New Testament

Woe to the world because of stumblingblocks! For it must needs be that stumblingblocks come; but woe to the man through whom the stumblingblock cometh!

Sawyer New Testament

Woe to the world because of offenses! For offenses must necessarily come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for the world! by reason of the causes of stumbling; for it is, necessary, that the causes of stumbling come, - nevertheless, alas for the man through whom the cause of stumbling cometh!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wo to the world because of offences! for there is a necessity that offences come: nevertheless, wo to that man by whom the offence cometh!

Twentieth Century New Testament

Alas for the world because of such snares! There cannot but be snares; yet alas for the man who is answerable for the snare!

Webster

Woe to the world because of offenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh!

Weymouth New Testament

"Alas for the world because of causes of falling! They cannot but come, but alas for each man through whom they come!

Williams New Testament

A curse on the world for such influences to do wrong! For they must come, but a curse on the man from whom these influences come!

World English Bible

"Woe to the world because of occasions of stumbling! For it must be that the occasions come, but woe to that person through whom the occasion comes!

Worrell New Testament

"Woe to the world because of stumbling-blocks! for there is a necessity that the stumbling-blocks come; but woe to the man through whom the stumbling-block comes!

Worsley New Testament

Wo will be to the world from such offenses; for it is of necessity that offenses come: but wo to that man by whom the offense cometh.

Youngs Literal Translation

'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!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14

unto the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

ἀναγκή 
Anagke 
Usage: 15

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
come, go, , vr come
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 424
Usage: 148

σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

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

but
πλήν 
Plen 
Usage: 11

οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14

to
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the offence
σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Temptations To Sin

6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. 7 "Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes! 8 "If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be cast into the eternal fire.



Cross References

Luke 17:1

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

1 Corinthians 11:19

For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved may become evident among you.

Matthew 26:24

"The Son of Man is to go, just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born."

Genesis 13:7

And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.

1 Samuel 2:17

Thus the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD, for the men despised the offering of the LORD.

1 Samuel 2:22-25

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and how they lay with the women who served at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

2 Samuel 12:14

"However, because by this deed you have given occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born to you shall surely die."

Matthew 13:41-42

"The Son of Man will send forth His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all stumbling blocks, and those who commit lawlessness,

Matthew 23:13-28

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Mark 13:7

"When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be frightened; those things must take place; but that is not yet the end.

John 17:12

"While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.

Acts 1:16

"Brethren, the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.

Acts 1:18-20

(Now this man acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.

Romans 2:23-24

You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?

2 Thessalonians 2:3-12

Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

1 Timothy 5:14-15

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

2 Timothy 3:1-5

But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

Titus 2:5

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

Titus 2:8

sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.

2 Peter 2:2-3

Many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned;

2 Peter 2:15-17

forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:11-13

Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

Revelation 2:14-15

'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.

Revelation 2:20-23

'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 19:20-21

And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed the signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone.



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