But if anyone walks at night he stumbles, because the light is not in him."
Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. You hope for light, but he turns it into deep darkness. He changes it into heavy gloom.
Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore, whoever thinks he is standing securely should watch out so he doesn't fall.
Many will stumble on them; They'll fall and be broken; They'll be snared and captured.
But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over.
Indeed, if you run with others on foot, and they tire you out, how can you compete with horses? You are secure in a land at peace, but how will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?
but since he doesn't have any root in himself, he lasts for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, he immediately falls away.
He will remember to summon his finest troops. They will stumble on their way, hurrying over to Nineveh's wall. Their defensive shield is in place.
The cavalry attacks the flashing sword and the glittering spear! Many are the slain so many casualties! No end to bodies, and the soldiers trip over the corpses.
They repeatedly stumble and fall. They say to each other, "Get up! Let's go back to our people and to the land of our birth, away from the oppressor's sword.'
The nations have heard of your disgrace, and your cry of distress fills the earth. Indeed, one warrior stumbles over another, and both of them fall down together."
The carefree are thinking, "I have contempt for misfortune,' Those who are about to stumble deserve it.
2 Samuel 1:19
"Your beauty, Israel, lies slain on your high places! O, how the valiant have fallen!
2 Samuel 1:25
How have the valiant fallen in the tumult of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your high places.
2 Samuel 1:27
How the valiant have fallen! How the weapons of war are destroyed!"
Were they ashamed because they did what was repugnant to God? They were not ashamed at all they don't even know how to blush! Therefore they'll fall with those who fall. When I punish them, they'll be brought down," says the LORD.
Are they ashamed because they have done what is repugnant to God? They weren't ashamed at all; they don't even know how to blush! Therefore they'll fall with those who fall. When I punish them, they'll be brought down," says the LORD.
If a thousand fall at your side or ten thousand at your right hand, it will not overcome you.
When I say that my foot is shaking, your gracious love, LORD, will sustain me.
Indeed, I am being set up for a fall, and I am continuously reminded of my pain.
But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together. They gathered together against me attackers whom I did not know. They tore me apart and would not stop.
For I said, "Do not let them gloat over me, as they congratulate themselves when my foot slips."
Then Jesus told them, "All of you will turn against me this very night, because it is written, "I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
But Peter told him, "Even if everyone else turns against you, I certainly won't!"
And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a punishment for them.
1 Peter 2:8
a stone they stumble over and a rock they trip on." They keep on stumbling because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.