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50 Bible Verses about Stumbling

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Leviticus 26:37

They will stumble over one another, as it were before the sword, when no one pursues: and you will have no power to stand before your enemies.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling for me.

Isaiah 28:7

They also reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink. The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink. They are swallowed up by wine. They stagger with strong drink. They err in vision. They stumble in judgment.

Nahum 2:5

He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.

Nahum 3:3

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,

Psalm 56:13

For you have delivered my soul from death, and prevented my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David, when he fled from Saul, in the cave.

1 Samuel 2:4

"The bows of the mighty men are broken. Those who stumbled are armed with strength.

Job 4:4

Your words have supported him who was falling, You have made firm the feeble knees.

Psalm 37:24

Though he stumble, he shall not fall, for Yahweh holds him up with his hand.

Jeremiah 20:11

But Yahweh is with me as an awesome mighty one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail; they shall be utterly disappointed, because they have not dealt wisely, even with an everlasting dishonor which shall never be forgotten.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies turn back, they stumble and perish in your presence.

Psalm 27:2

When evildoers came at me to eat up my flesh, even my adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell.

Jeremiah 13:16

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.

Proverbs 3:23

Then you shall walk in your way securely. Your foot won't stumble.

Proverbs 4:11-12

I have taught you in the way of wisdom. I have led you in straight paths. When you go, your steps will not be hampered. When you run, you will not stumble.

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the just is uprightness. You who are upright make the path of the righteous level. Yes, in the way of your judgments, Yahweh, have we waited for you. Your name and your renown are the desire of our soul.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Even the youths faint and get weary, and the young men utterly fall; But those who wait for Yahweh will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things? Who is prudent, that he may know them? For the ways of Yahweh are right, and the righteous walk in them; But the rebellious stumble in them.

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.

Jeremiah 50:32

The proud one shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up; and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all who are around him.

Hosea 5:5

The pride of Israel testifies to his face. Therefore Israel and Ephraim will stumble in their iniquity. Judah also will stumble with them.

Hosea 4:5

You will stumble in the day, and the prophet will also stumble with you in the night; and I will destroy your mother.

Malachi 2:8

But you have turned aside out of the way. You have caused many to stumble in the law. You have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says Yahweh of Armies.

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false [gods]; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an unclean thing; their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Yahweh: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels; because it has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When Yahweh stretches out his hand, both he who helps shall stumble, and he who is helped shall fall, and they all shall be consumed together.

Ezekiel 14:3-4

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them? Therefore speak to them, and tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Every man of the house of Israel who takes his idols into his heart, and puts the stumbling block of his iniquity before his face, and comes to the prophet; I Yahweh will answer him therein according to the multitude of his idols;

Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore thus says Yahweh, "Behold, I will lay stumbling blocks before this people. The fathers and the sons together shall stumble against them. The neighbor and his friend shall perish."

Ezekiel 3:20

Again, when a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die: because you have not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at your hand.

Daniel 11:35

Some of those who are wise shall fall, to refine them, and to purify, and to make them white, even to the time of the end; because it is yet for the time appointed.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they didn't seek it by faith, but as it were by works of the law. They stumbled over the stumbling stone; even as it is written, "Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and a rock of offense; and no one who believes in him will be disappointed."

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, "Aren't there twelve hours of daylight? If a man walks in the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn't in him."

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.

James 2:10

For whoever keeps the whole law, and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.

Romans 14:20

Don't overthrow God's work for food's sake. All things indeed are clean, however it is evil for that man who creates a stumbling block by eating.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no occasions for stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the assembly of God;

From Thematic Bible


Stumbling » Figurative » Stumbling-block

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to throw a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit sexual immorality.

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an unclean thing; their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Yahweh: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels; because it has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.

Romans 14:13

Therefore let's not judge one another any more, but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block in his brother's way, or an occasion for falling.

Stumbling » Figurative » Stone of

1 Peter 1:8

whom not having known you love; in whom, though now you don't see him, yet believing, you rejoice greatly with joy unspeakable and full of glory --

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they didn't seek it by faith, but as it were by works of the law. They stumbled over the stumbling stone; even as it is written, "Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and a rock of offense; and no one who believes in him will be disappointed."

Stumbling » Figurative » Causes of

Psalm 69:6

Don't let those who wait for you be shamed through me, Lord Yahweh of Armies. Don't let those who seek you be brought to dishonor through me, God of Israel.

Topics on Stumbling

Not Stumbling

John 11:9

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

People Stumbling

John 11:10

But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn't in him."

Stumbling Over Christ

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.