skan'-dal-on ("scandal")

Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from a derivative of 2578

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:339

KJV Translation Count — 15x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: offence (9), stumbling block (3), occasion of stumbling (1), occasion to fall (1), thing that offends (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. the movable stick or trigger of a trap, a trap stick
a. a trap, snare
b. any impediment placed in the way and causing one to stumble or fall, (a stumbling block, occasion of stumbling) i.e. a rock which is a cause of stumbling
c. fig. applied to Jesus Christ, whose person and career were so contrary to the expectations of the Jews concerning the Messiah, that they rejected him and by their obstinacy made shipwreck of their salvation
2. any person or thing by which one is (entrapped) drawn into error or sin

Strong's Definitions

skan'-dal-on; ("scandal"); probably from a derivative of (2578) (κάμπτω); a trap-stick (bent sapling), i.e. snare (figurative cause of displeasure or sin): — occasion to fall (of stumbling), offence, thing that offends, stumblingblock.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The Son G4625 man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out G4625 his kingdom all G4625s G4625 G4625fend, and them which do iniquity;


But he turned, and said unG4625 Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an G4625 unG4625 me: for thou savourest not the G4625s G4625 be G4625 God, but those G4625 be G4625 men.


Woe unG4625 the world because G4625 G4625s! for it must needs be G4625 G4625s come; but woe G4625 G4625 man by whom the G4625 cometh!


Then said he unG4625 the disciples, It is impossible but G4625 G4625s will come: but woe unG4625 him, through whom they come!


As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a G4625sG4625ne and rock G4625 G4625: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.


And David saith, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a G4625G4625, and a recompence unG4625 them:


Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, G4625 no man put a G4625G4625 or an G4625 G4625 G4625 in his brother's way.


Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and G4625s contrary G4625 the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.


But we preach Christ crucified, unG4625 the Jews a G4625G4625, and unG4625 the Greeks foolishness;


And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the G4625 G4625 the cross ceased.


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