But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because there is no light in him.
Give glory to the LORD your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while you look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death, and makes it gross darkness.
We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the twilight; we are in desolate places as dead men.
And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, in which you trusted, they wearied you, then how will you do in the jungle of the Jordan?
Yet has he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he is offended.
He shall recount his nobles: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall, and the defense shall be prepared.
The horseman lifts up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: and there is a multitude of slain, and a great number of dead bodies; and there is no end of their corpses; they stumble over the corpses:
He made many to fall, yea, one fell upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.
The nations have heard of your shame, and your cry has filled the land: for the mighty man has stumbled against the mighty, and they are fallen both together.
He that is ready to slip with his feet is like a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
2 Samuel 1:19
The beauty of Israel is slain upon your high places: how are the mighty fallen!
2 Samuel 1:25
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, you were slain in your high places.
2 Samuel 1:27
How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I punish them they shall be cast down, says the LORD.
Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall: in the time of their punishment they shall be cast down, says the LORD.
A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you.
When I said, My foot slips; your mercy, O LORD, held me up.
For I am ready to fall, and my sorrow is continually before me.
But in my adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:
For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slips, they magnify themselves against me.
Then said Jesus unto them, All you shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.
Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of you, yet will I never be offended.
And David says, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling block, and a recompense unto them:
1 Peter 2:8
And, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them who stumble at the word, being disobedient: to which also they were appointed.