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Theasaurus: Stumbling

50 Bible Verses about Stumbling

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Leviticus 26:37

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursue; and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart panted; the horror frightened me; the night of my pleasure he has turned into fear unto me.

Isaiah 28:7

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Nahum 2:5

He shall remember his valiant ones; they shall stumble in their walk when they make haste to their wall, and the covering shall be prepared.

Nahum 3:3

The horseman lifts up both the bright sword and the glittering spear, and there is a multitude of slain and a great number of carcasses; and there shall be no end of their corpses; they stumble upon their corpses,

Psalm 56:13

For thou hast delivered my life from death; thou hast kept my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

1 Samuel 2:4

The bows of the mighty men have been broken, and the weak are girded with strength.

Job 4:4

Thy words have upheld the one that was falling, and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Jeremiah 20:11

But the LORD is with me as a powerful giant; therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper; they shall have everlasting confusion which shall never be forgotten.

Psalm 9:3

because my enemies are turned back; they shall fall and perish at thy presence.

Psalm 27:2

When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Isaiah 8:14

Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God before he causes darkness and before your feet stumble in mountains of darkness, and while ye look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death and makes it gross darkness.

Proverbs 3:23

Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.

Proverbs 4:11-12

I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have caused thee to walk in right paths. When thou goest in these paths, thy steps shall not be hindered; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just. Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, we wait for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name and to the remembrance of thee.

Isaiah 40:30-31

The young men faint and are weary; the children stumble and fall; but those that wait for the LORD shall have new strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.

Isaiah 59:14

and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.

Jeremiah 50:32

And the proud one shall stumble and fall and have no one to raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.

Hosea 5:5

And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: therefore Israel and Ephraim shall fall in their iniquity; Judah shall also fall with them.

Hosea 4:5

Therefore thou shalt fall in the day, and the prophet shall also fall with thee by night, and I will cut off thy mother.

Malachi 2:8

But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble in the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, said the LORD of the hosts.

Jeremiah 18:15

Because my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused themselves to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not trodden;

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets and their gold far from them their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD; they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels because it shall be the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptian is a man, and not God, and his horses flesh, and not spirit, so that as the LORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helps shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall down, and they shall all fail together.

Ezekiel 14:3-4

Son of man, these men have caused their uncleanness to come up over their heart and have established the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them? Therefore speak unto them and say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Every man of the house of Israel that sets up his idols in his heart and has established the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face and comes to the prophet, I, the LORD, will answer him that comes like this in the multitude of his idols

Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will lay stumblingblocks before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall upon them; the neighbour and his friend shall perish.

Ezekiel 3:20

Again, When the righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die because thou hast not given him warning; he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood I will require at thy hand.

Daniel 11:35

And some of the wise shall fall to be purged and cleaned and made white, even to the time of the end because even for this there is time appointed.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone; as it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock that will cause some to fall, and whosoever believes in him shall not be ashamed.

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble because he sees the light of this world. But he who walks in the night stumbles because there is no light in him.

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.

James 2:10

For whosoever shall have kept the whole law, and then offends in one point is made guilty of all.

Romans 14:20

Because of food, do not destroy the work of God. All things indeed are clean, but it is evil for that man who eats with offense.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Be without offense, neither to the Jews nor to the Gentiles nor to the congregation of God;

From Thematic Bible


Stumbling » Figurative » Stumbling-block

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee because thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols and to commit fornication.

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets and their gold far from them their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD; they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels because it shall be the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Stumbling » Figurative » Stone of

1 Peter 1:8

whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though at present ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory;

Isaiah 8:14

Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone; as it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock that will cause some to fall, and whosoever believes in him shall not be ashamed.

Stumbling » Figurative » Causes of

Psalm 69:6

Do not let those that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of the hosts, be ashamed for my sake; do not let those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.

Topics on Stumbling

Not Stumbling

John 11:9

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble because he sees the light of this world.

People Stumbling

John 11:10

But he who walks in the night stumbles because there is no light in him.

Stumbling Over Christ

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.