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Theasaurus: Stumbling

50 Bible Verses about Stumbling

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Leviticus 26:37

They will stumble over one another as if [fleeing] from a sword though no one is pursuing [them]. You will not be able to stand against your enemies.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart staggers; horror terrifies me. He has turned my last glimmer of hope into sheer terror.

Isaiah 28:7

These also stagger because of wine and stumble under the influence of beer: priest and prophet stagger because of beer, they are confused by wine. They stumble because of beer, they are muddled in [their] visions, they stumble in [their] judgments.

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.

Psalm 56:13

For You delivered me from death, even my feet from stumbling, to walk before God in the light of life.

1 Samuel 2:4

The bows of the warriors are broken, but the feeble are clothed with strength.

Job 4:4

Your words have steadied the one who was stumbling, and braced the knees that were buckling.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord holds his hand.

Jeremiah 20:11

But the Lord is with me like a violent warrior. Therefore, my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. Since they have not succeeded, they will be utterly shamed, an everlasting humiliation that will never be forgotten.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies retreat, they stumble and perish before You.

Psalm 27:2

When evildoers came against me to devour my flesh, my foes and my enemies stumbled and fell.

Isaiah 8:14

He will be a sanctuary; but for the two houses of Israel, He will be a stone to stumble over and a rock to trip over, and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

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.

Proverbs 3:23

Then you will go safely on your way; your foot will not stumble.

Proverbs 4:11-12

I am teaching you the way of wisdom; I am guiding you on straight paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hindered; when you run, you will not stumble.

Isaiah 26:7-8

The path of the righteous is level; You clear a straight path for the righteous. Yes, Lord, we wait for You in the path of Your judgments. Our desire is for Your name and renown.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Youths may faint and grow weary, and young men stumble and fall, but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint.

Hosea 14:9

Let whoever is wise understand these things, and whoever is insightful recognize them. For the ways of the Lord are right, and the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned back, and righteousness stands far off. For truth has stumbled in the public square, and honesty cannot enter.

Jeremiah 50:32

The arrogant will stumble and fall with no one to pick him up. I will set fire to his cities, and it will consume everything around him."

Hosea 5:5

Israel's arrogance testifies against them. Both Israel and Ephraim stumble because of their wickedness; even Judah will stumble with them.

Hosea 4:5

You will stumble by day; the prophet will also stumble with you by night. And I will destroy your mother.

Malachi 2:8

"You, on the other hand, have turned from the way. You have caused many to stumble by your instruction. You have violated the covenant of Levi," says the Lord of Hosts.

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet My people have forgotten Me. They burn incense to false [idols] that make them stumble in their ways- in the ancient roads- to walk on [new] paths, not the highway.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will seem like something filthy. Their silver and gold will be unable to save them in the day of the Lord's wrath. They will not satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, for these were the stumbling blocks that brought about their iniquity.

Isaiah 31:3

Egyptians are men, not God; their horses are flesh, not spirit. When the Lord raises His hand [to strike], the helper will stumble and the helped will fall; both will perish together.

Ezekiel 14:3-4

"Son of man, these men have set up idols in their hearts and have put sinful stumbling blocks before their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all? "Therefore, speak to them and tell them: This is what the Lord God says: When anyone from the house of Israel sets up idols in his heart, puts a sinful stumbling block before his face, and then comes to the prophet, I, the Lord, will answer him appropriately. [I will answer him] according to his many idols,

Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore, this is what the Lord says: I am going to place stumbling blocks before these people; fathers and sons together will stumble over them; friends and neighbors will [also] perish.

Ezekiel 3:20

Now if a righteous person turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, and I put a stumbling block in front of him, he will die. If you did not warn him, he will die because of his sin and the righteous acts he did will not be remembered. Yet I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Daniel 11:35

Some of the wise will fall so that they may be refined, purified, and cleansed until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.

Romans 9:32-33

Why is that? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone. As it is written: Look! I am putting a stone in Zion to stumble over, and a rock to trip over, yet the one who believes on Him will not be put to shame.

John 11:9-10

"Aren't there 12 hours in a day?" Jesus answered. "If anyone walks during the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world. If anyone walks during the night, he does stumble, because the light is not in him."

1 Peter 2:8

A stone that causes men to stumble, and a rock that trips them up. They stumble by disobeying the message; they were destined for this.

James 2:10

For whoever keeps the entire law, yet fails in one point, is guilty of [breaking it] all.

Romans 14:20

Do not tear down God's work because of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong for a man to cause stumbling by what he eats.

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Stumbling » Figurative » Stumbling-block

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you. You have some there who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to place a stumbling block in front of the sons of Israel: to eat meat sacrificed to idols and to commit sexual immorality.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will seem like something filthy. Their silver and gold will be unable to save them in the day of the Lord's wrath. They will not satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, for these were the stumbling blocks that brought about their iniquity.

Stumbling » Figurative » Stone of

1 Peter 1:8

You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,

Isaiah 8:14

He will be a sanctuary; but for the two houses of Israel, He will be a stone to stumble over and a rock to trip over, and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 9:32-33

Why is that? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone. As it is written: Look! I am putting a stone in Zion to stumble over, and a rock to trip over, yet the one who believes on Him will not be put to shame.

Stumbling » Figurative » Causes of

Psalm 69:6

Do not let those who put their hope in You be disgraced because of me, Lord God of Hosts; do not let those who seek You be humiliated because of me, God of Israel.

Topics on Stumbling

Not Stumbling

43;11;9

"Aren't there 12 hours in a day?" Jesus answered. "If anyone walks during the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

People Stumbling

43;11;10

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

Stumbling Blocks

45;14;13

Therefore, let us no longer criticize one another, but instead decide not to put a stumbling block or pitfall in your brother's way.

Stumbling Over Christ

60;2;8

A stone that causes men to stumble, and a rock that trips them up. They stumble by disobeying the message; they were destined for this.

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