'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 stumbling-block to thee, nor offence of heart for my lord, either that thou hast shed blood without cause, or that my lord has avenged himself. And when Jehovah shall deal well with my lord, then remember thy handmaid.
And he will be for a sanctuary; and 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.
But turning round, he said to Peter, Get away behind me, Satan; thou art an offence to me, for thy mind is not on the things that are of God, but on the things that are 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 to the world because of offences! For it must needs be that offences come; yet woe to that man by whom the offence comes!
For this cause I also exercise myself to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.
But shall not the act of favour be as the offence? For if by the offence of one the many have died, much rather has the grace of God, and the free gift in grace, which is by the one man Jesus Christ, abounded unto the many.
For if by the offence of the one death reigned by the one, much rather shall those who receive the abundance of grace, and of the free gift of righteousness, reign in life by the one Jesus Christ:)
so then as it was by one offence towards all men to condemnation, so by one righteousness towards all men for justification of life.
But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has overabounded,
according as it is written, Behold, I place in Zion a stone of stumbling and rock of offence: and he that believes on him shall not be ashamed.
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;
giving no manner of offence in anything, that the ministry be not blamed;
that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ's day,
and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.
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