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Theasaurus: Stumbling

50 Bible Verses about Stumbling

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Leviticus 26:37

They'll stumble over each other as though fleeing before the sword, even though no one is pursuing.

Isaiah 21:4

And as for my heart, horror has terrified me; the twilight I longed for has started to make me tremble.

Isaiah 28:7

These people also stagger from wine and reel from strong drink. Priests and prophets stagger from strong drink; they're drunk from wine; they reel from strong drink, waver when seeing visions, and stumble when rendering decisions.

Nahum 2:5

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.

Nahum 3:3

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.

Psalm 56:13

For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, so that I may walk before God in the light of the living! To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy," when he fled from Saul into a cave.

1 Samuel 2:4

The bows of warriors are shattered, but those who stumble are equipped with strength.

Job 4:4

A word from you has supported those who have stumbled, and has strengthened faltering knees.

Psalm 37:24

Though he stumbles, he will not fall down flat, for the LORD will hold up his hand.

Jeremiah 20:11

Butthe LORD is with me like a fearsome warrior. Therefore, those who pursue me will stumble and won't prevail. They'll be put to great shame, when they don't succeed. Their everlasting disgrace won't be forgotten.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies turn back, they will stumble and perish before you.

Psalm 27:2

When those who practice evil, my enemies, and my oppressors come near me to devour my flesh, they stumble and fall.

Isaiah 8:14

Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 13:16

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.

Proverbs 3:23

Then you will travel safely on your way, and your foot will not stumble.

Proverbs 4:11-12

I have directed you in the way of wisdom, and I have led you along straight paths. When you walk, your step will not be hindered, and when you run, you will not stumble.

Isaiah 26:7-8

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice. Yes, LORD, in the path of your judgments we wait; your name and your Law are the soul's desire.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Even boys grow tired and weary, and young men collapse and fall, but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Isaiah 59:14

I'll drive back justice, and righteousness stands at a distance; for truth has fallen in the public square, and honesty cannot enter.

Jeremiah 50:32

The arrogant one will stumble and fall, and there will be no one to lift him up. I'll set fire to his cities, and it will devour everything around him."

Hosea 5:5

The arrogance of Israel testifies against him; therefore Israel and Ephraim will stumble in their iniquity, and Judah with them.

Hosea 4:5

So you will stumble during the day, the prophet also will stumble with you at night, and I will destroy your mother.

Malachi 2:8

"But you priests turned aside from the way, and by your teaching you caused many to stumble. You have violated the covenant of Levi," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up.

Ezekiel 7:19

They'll fling their silver into the streets, and their gold will be cast away as impure. Their silver and gold won't be able to deliver them during the time of the LORD's wrath. They won't be able to satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, because their iniquity has tripped them up."

Isaiah 31:3

The Egyptians are men, not God, and their horses are physical, not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, anyone who assists will stumble, and the one who is helped will fall; and they will all perish together."

Ezekiel 14:3-4

"Son of Man, these men have taken idols into their hearts. They've placed the stumbling block that is their own iniquity right in front of their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all? Therefore, speak up and tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "Every person from Israel's house who follows his idols and sets the stumbling block that is his own sin in front of his face, and then consults a prophet, I the LORD will answer him according to how many idols he embraces.

Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "I'm about to put stumbling blocks in front of this people, and fathers and sons will stumble over them together. The neighbor and his friends will perish."

Ezekiel 3:20

"When a righteous man abandons his righteousness to practice unrighteousness, I'll set a stumbling block before him. He'll die. If you don't warn him, he'll die in his sin and the righteous deeds that he had practiced won't be remembered, but you'll be held responsible for his death.

Daniel 11:35

Some of the insightful will fall so they may be refined, purged, and purified until the time of the end, since it will surely come about.'"

Romans 9:32-33

Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble. As it is written, "Look! I am placing a stone in Zion over which people will stumble a large rock that will make them fall and the one who believes in him will never be ashamed."

John 11:9-10

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if anyone walks at night he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

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.

Romans 14:20

Do not destroy God's action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat.

From Thematic Bible


Stumbling » Figurative » Stumbling-block

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

Ezekiel 7:19

They'll fling their silver into the streets, and their gold will be cast away as impure. Their silver and gold won't be able to deliver them during the time of the LORD's wrath. They won't be able to satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, because their iniquity has tripped them up."

Stumbling » Figurative » Stone of

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

Isaiah 8:14

Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.

Romans 9:32-33

Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble. As it is written, "Look! I am placing a stone in Zion over which people will stumble a large rock that will make them fall and the one who believes in him will never be ashamed."

Stumbling » Figurative » Causes of

Psalm 69:6

Do not let those who look up to you be ashamed because of me, Lord God of the Heavenly Armies. Let not those who seek you be humiliated because of me, God of Israel.

Topics on Stumbling

Not Stumbling

43;11;9

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

People Stumbling

43;11;10

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

Stumbling Blocks

45;14;13

Therefore, let's no longer criticize each other. Instead, make up your mind not to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.

Stumbling Over Christ

60;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.

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