But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn't in him."
Give glory to Yahweh your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on 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; yes, we grope as those who have no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the twilight; among those who are lusty we are as dead men.
Many will stumble over it, fall, be broken, be snared, and be captured."
The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over.
If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses? and though in a land of peace you are secure, yet how will you do in the pride of the Jordan?
yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.
He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.
the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies,
He made many to stumble, yes, they fell one on another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our birth, from the oppressing sword.
The nations have heard of your shame, and the earth is full of your cry; for the mighty man has stumbled against the mighty, they are fallen both of them together.
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.
2 Samuel 1:19
"Your glory, Israel, is slain on your high places! How the mighty have fallen!
2 Samuel 1:25
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain on 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? No, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; at the time that I visit them, they shall be cast down," says Yahweh.
Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among those who fall; in the time of their visitation they shall be cast down, says Yahweh.
A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you.
When I said, "My foot is slipping!" Your loving kindness, Yahweh, held me up.
For I am ready to fall. My pain is continually before me.
But in my adversity, they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together. The attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I didn't know it. They tore at me, and didn't cease.
For I said, "Don't let them gloat over me, or exalt themselves over me when my foot slips."
Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of me tonight, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
But Peter answered him, "Even if all will be made to stumble because of you, I will never be made to stumble."
David says, "Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, a stumbling block, and a retribution to them.
1 Peter 2:8
and, "a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense." For they stumble at the word, being disobedient, to which also they were appointed.