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27 Bible Verses about People Stumbling

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John 11:10

If anyone walks during the night, he does stumble, because the light is not in him.”

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the Lord your God
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom
and makes thick darkness.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along a wall like the blind;
we grope like those without eyes.
We stumble at noon as though it were twilight;
we are like the dead among those who are healthy.

Isaiah 8:15

Many will stumble over these;
they will fall and be broken;
they will be snared and captured.

Jeremiah 12:5

If you have raced with runners
and they have worn you out,
how can you compete with horses?
If you stumble in a peaceful land,
what will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?

Matthew 13:21

Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

Nahum 2:5

He gives orders to his officers;
they stumble as they advance.
They race to its wall;
the protective shield is set in place.

Nahum 3:3

Charging horseman,
flashing sword,
shining spear;
heaps of slain,
mounds of corpses,
dead bodies without end—
they stumble over their dead.

Jeremiah 46:16

He continues to stumble.
Indeed, each falls over the other.
They say, “Get up! Let’s return to our people
and to the land of our birth,
away from the sword that oppresses.”

Jeremiah 46:12

The nations have heard of your dishonor,
and your outcry fills the earth,
because warrior stumbles against warrior
and together both of them have fallen.

Job 12:5

The one who is at ease holds calamity in contempt
and thinks it is prepared for those whose feet are slipping.

2 Samuel 1:19

The splendor of Israel lies slain on your heights.
How the mighty have fallen!

2 Samuel 1:25

How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle!
Jonathan lies slain on your heights.

2 Samuel 1:27

How the mighty have fallen
and the weapons of war have perished!

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?
They weren’t at all ashamed.
They can no longer feel humiliation.
Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.
When I punish them, they will collapse,
says the Lord.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?
They weren’t at all ashamed.
They can no longer feel humiliation.
Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.
When I punish them, they will collapse,”
says the Lord.

Psalm 91:7

Though a thousand fall at your side
and ten thousand at your right hand,
the pestilence will not reach you.

Psalm 94:18

If I say, “My foot is slipping,”
Your faithful love will support me, Lord.

Psalm 38:17

For I am about to fall,
and my pain is constantly with me.

Psalm 35:15

But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop.

Psalm 38:16

For I said, “Don’t let them rejoice over me—
those who are arrogant toward me when I stumble.”

Matthew 26:31

Then Jesus said to them, “Tonight all of you will run away because of Me, for it is written:I will strike the shepherd,
and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.

Matthew 26:33

Peter told Him, “Even if everyone runs away because of You, I will never run away!”

Romans 11:9

And David says:Let their feastingbecome a snare and a trap,
a pitfall and a retribution to them.

1 Peter 2:8

A stone to stumble over,
and a rock to trip over.They stumble because they disobey the message; they were destined for this.

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