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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 pursues: and you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart panted, fearfulness appalled me: the night of my pleasure has he 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 by wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Nahum 2:5

He shall recount his nobles: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall, and the defense 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 dead bodies; and there is no end of their corpses; they stumble over the corpses:

Psalm 56:13

For you have delivered my soul from death: will not you deliver 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 are broken, and they that stumbled are clothed with strength.

Job 4:4

Your words have upheld him that was falling, and you have 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 mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at your 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

And he shall be as a sanctuary; but a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, for a trap and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 13:16

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

Proverbs 3:23

Then shall you walk in your way safely, and your foot shall not stumble.

Proverbs 4:11-12

I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. When you go, your steps shall not be hindered; and when you run, you shall not stumble.

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just. Yea, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name, and to the remembrance of you.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their 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, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall stumble in them.

Isaiah 59:14

And justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Jeremiah 50:32

And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall 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 does testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with them.

Hosea 4:5

Therefore shall you fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with you in the night, and I will destroy your mother.

Malachi 2:8

But you have departed out of the way; you have caused many to stumble at the law; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says the LORD of hosts.

Jeremiah 18:15

Because my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to worthless idols, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in pathways, and not on a highway;

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: 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 stomachs: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When the LORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helps shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall down, and they all shall fail together.

Ezekiel 14:3-4

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their faces: should I be inquired of at all by them? Therefore speak unto them, and say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Every man of the house of Israel that sets up his idols in his heart, and puts the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and comes to the prophet; I the LORD will answer him that comes according to the multitude of his idols;

Jeremiah 6:21

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

Ezekiel 3:20

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

Daniel 11:35

And some of them of understanding shall fall, to test them, and to purify them, and to make them white, until the time of the end: because it is yet for the time appointed.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone; As it is written, Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and rock of offense: and whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walks in the day, he stumbles not, because he sees the light of this world. But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because there is no light in him.

1 Peter 2:8

And, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them who stumble at the word, being disobedient: to which also they were appointed.

James 2:10

For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

Romans 14:20

For food destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eats with offense.

From Thematic Bible


Stumbling » Figurative » Stumbling-block

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children 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 shall be removed: 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 stomachs: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Stumbling » Figurative » Stone of

Isaiah 8:14

And he shall be as a sanctuary; but a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, for a trap and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone; As it is written, Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and rock of offense: and whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.

Stumbling » Figurative » Causes of

Psalm 69:6

Let not them that wait on you, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek you be disgraced for my sake, O God of Israel.

Topics on Stumbling

Not Stumbling

43;11;9

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walks in the day, he stumbles not, because he sees the light of this world.

People Stumbling

43;11;10

But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because there is no light in him.

Stumbling Blocks

45;14;13

Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.

Stumbling Over Christ

60;2;8

And, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them who stumble at the word, being disobedient: to which also they were appointed.