'Occasion' in the Bible
The men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, "Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time, we're brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, attack us, and seize us as slaves, along with our donkeys."
and it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early, and rush on the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, then may you do to them as you shall find occasion."
But his father and his mother didn't know that it was of Yahweh; for he sought an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time the Philistines had rule over Israel.
Let it be, when these signs have come to you, that you do as occasion shall serve you; for God is with you.
However, because by this deed you have given great occasion to Yahweh's enemies to blaspheme, the child also who is born to you shall surely die."
Whatever more shall be needful for the house of your God, which you shall have occasion to bestow, bestow it out of the king's treasure house.
As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, you shall not have [occasion] any more to use this proverb in Israel.
Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault, because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
Then these men said, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
Blessed is he who finds no occasion for stumbling in me."
"Woe to the world because of occasions of stumbling! For it must be that the occasions come, but woe to that person through whom the occasion comes!
But sin, finding occasion through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of coveting. For apart from the law, sin is dead.
for sin, finding occasion through the commandment, deceived me, and through it killed me.
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.
For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them that desire an occasion, that in which they boast, they may be found even as we.
I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.