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27 Bible Verses about People Stumbling

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John 11:10

But if anyone walks around in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to Yahweh your God {before} he brings darkness, and {before} your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. And you will hope for light, but he makes it as gloom, he makes [it] as thick darkness.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope like the blind [along] a wall, and we grope {as without} eyes. We stumble at noon as [in] the twilight; among the strong [we are] like the dead.

Isaiah 8:15

And many shall stumble among them, and they shall fall and they shall be broken, and they shall be ensnared and they shall be caught."

Jeremiah 12:5

"If you run with foot soldiers and they have made you weary, then how will you compete with horses? If you have fallen in {a peaceful land}, then how will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?

Matthew 13:21

But he does not have a root in himself, but {lasts only a little while}, and [when] affliction or persecution happens because of the word, immediately he falls away.

Nahum 2:5

He calls his officers; they stumble as they march; they rush to her wall; they set the covering in place.

Nahum 3:3

Chariots charge! Swords flash! Spears glitter! {Many corpses are piled high}! There is no end to the slain! They stumble over their dead!

Jeremiah 46:16

He multiplied [the] ones stumbling. Furthermore, each one fell to his neighbor, and said, 'Stand up, and let us return to our people and to the land of our birth, {because of} the {presence} of the sword of the oppressor.'

Jeremiah 46:12

[The] nations have heard your shame, and your cry of lament fills the earth. For warrior has stumbled against warrior, together they have fallen, the two of them.

Job 12:5

{Those at ease have contempt} for [the] thought of {disaster}, [but it is] ready for those unstable of foot.

2 Samuel 1:19

"The glory of Israel [is] on your high places; how [the] mighty have fallen!

2 Samuel 1:25

How [the] mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle; Jonathan [lies] slain on your high places.

2 Samuel 1:27

How [the] mighty have fallen and the weapons of warfare perished."

Jeremiah 6:15

Have they acted ashamed, for they have committed a detestable thing? Not at all, nor were they ashamed; they did not know to feel humiliated. {Therefore} they will fall among [those who] fall at the time I punish them, they will stumble," says Yahweh.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed, for they had committed a detestable thing? What's worse, they were not ashamed at all, and they did not know to feel humiliated. {Therefore} they will fall among [those who] fall; at the time of their punishment they will stumble," says Yahweh.

Psalm 91:7

A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right [hand], [but] it will not come near you.

Psalm 94:18

When I thought, "My foot is slipping," your loyal love, O Yahweh, supported me.

Psalm 38:17

For I [am] ready to stumble, and my pain [is] before me continually.

Psalm 35:15

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together; smiters whom I did not know gathered against me. They tore and did not cease.

Psalm 38:16

For I said, "[Help,] lest they rejoice over me, [lest] they boast against me when my foot slips."

Matthew 26:31

Then Jesus said to them, "You will all fall away because of me during this night, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'

Matthew 26:33

But Peter answered [and] said to him, "If they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away!"

Romans 11:9

And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, and a cause for stumbling and a retribution to them;

1 Peter 2:8

and "A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense," who stumble [because they] disobey the word to which also they were consigned.