'Offence' in the Bible
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of an offence;
That this shall be no grief unto thee, nor offence of heart unto my lord, either that thou hast shed blood causeless, or that my lord hath avenged himself: but when the LORD shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember thine handmaid.
A person's discretion makes him slow to anger, and it is to his credit that he ignores an offence.
And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.
But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
But that we may not be an offence to them, go to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up, and when thou hast opened its mouth thou wilt find a stater; take that and give it to them for me and thee.
Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Without having found Him guilty of any capital offence they urged Pilate to have Him put to death;
And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.
But, in reply, Paul said, "Neither against the Jewish Law, nor against the Temple, nor against Caesar, have I committed any offence whatever."
If, however, I have done wrong and have committed any offence for which I deserve to die, I do not ask to be excused that penalty. But if there is no truth in what these men allege against me, no one has the right to give me up to them as a favour. I appeal to Caesar."
They, after they had sharply questioned me, were willing to set me at liberty, because they found no offence in me for which I deserve to die.
But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
no longer, therefore, may we judge one another, but this judge ye rather, not to put a stumbling-stone before the brother, or an offence.
For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;
Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:
When you forgive a man an offence I also forgive it; for in fact what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has always been for your sakes in the presence of Christ,
Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
Have I committed an offence in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you the gospel of God freely?
And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;
And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.
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