'Stumble' in the Bible
They will stumble over one another as if fleeing from a sword though no one is pursuing them. You will not be able to stand against your enemies.
But if you go with them, do it! Be strong for battle! But God will make you stumble before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to make one stumble.”
His strength is depleted;disaster lies ready for him to stumble.
When my enemies retreat,they stumble and perish before You.
For I said, “Don’t let them rejoice over me—those who are arrogant toward me when I stumble.”
They will be made to stumble;their own tongues work against them.All who see them will shake their heads.
Abundant peace belongs to thosewho love Your instruction;nothing makes them stumble.
Protect me, Lord,from the clutches of the wicked.Keep me safe from violent menwho plan to make me stumble.
Then you will go safely on your way;your foot will not stumble.
When you walk, your steps will not be hindered;when you run, you will not stumble.
For they can’t sleepunless they have done what is evil;they are robbed of sleepunless they make someone stumble.
But the way of the wicked is like the darkest gloom;they don’t know what makes them stumble.
Though a righteous man falls seven times,he will get up,but the wicked will stumble into ruin.
He will be a sanctuary;but for the two houses of Israel,He will be a stone to stumble overand a rock to trip over,and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Many will stumble over these;they will fall and be broken;they will be snared and captured.
These also stagger because of wineand stumble under the influence of beer:priest and prophet stagger because of beer,they are confused by wine.They stumble because of beer,they are muddled in their visions,they stumble in their judgments.
Egyptians are men, not God;their horses are flesh, not spirit.When the Lord raises His hand to strike,the helper will stumbleand the one who is helped will fall;both will perish together.
Youths may faint and grow weary,and young men stumble and fall,
We grope along a wall like the blind;we grope like those without eyes.We stumble at noon as though it were twilight;we are like the dead among those who are healthy.
and led them through the depthslike a horse in the wilderness,so that they did not stumble.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says:I am going to place stumbling blocks before these people;fathers and sons together will stumble over them;friends and neighbors will also perish.
If you have raced with runnersand they have worn you out,how can you compete with horses?If you stumble in a peaceful land,what will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?
Give glory to the Lord your Godbefore He brings darkness,before your feet stumbleon the mountains at dusk.You wait for light,but He brings darkest gloomand makes thick darkness.
Yet My people have forgotten Me.They burn incense to false idolsthat make them stumble in their wayson the ancient roadsand walk on new paths, not the highway.
But You, Lord, knowall their deadly plots against me.Do not wipe out their guilt;do not blot out their sin before You.Let them be forced to stumble before You;deal with them in the time of Your anger.
But the Lord is with me like a violent warrior.Therefore, my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.Since they have not succeeded, they will be utterly shamed,an everlasting humiliation that will never be forgotten.
They will come weeping,but I will bring them back with consolation.I will lead them to wadis filled with waterby a smooth way where they will not stumble,for I am Israel’s Father,and Ephraim is My firstborn.
The swift cannot flee,and the warrior cannot escape!In the north by the bank of the Euphrates River,they stumble and fall.
He continues to stumble.Indeed, each falls over the other.They say, “Get up! Let’s return to our peopleand to the land of our birth,away from the sword that oppresses.”
The arrogant will stumble and fallwith no one to pick him up.I will set fire to his cities,and it will consume everything around him.”
Young men labor at millstones;boys stumble under loads of wood.
I have appointed a sword for slaughterat all their gates,so that their hearts may meltand many may stumble.Yes! It is ready to flash like lightning;it is drawn for slaughter.
“Now, son of man, say to your people: The righteousness of the righteous person will not save him on the day of his transgression; neither will the wickedness of the wicked person cause him to stumble on the day he turns from his wickedness. The righteous person won’t be able to survive by his righteousness on the day he sins.
“I will no longer allow the insults of the nations to be heard against you, and you will not have to endure the reproach of the peoples anymore; you will no longer cause your nation to stumble.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
He will turn his attention back to the fortresses of his own land, but he will stumble, fall, and be no more.
You will stumble by day;the prophet will also stumble with you by night.And I will destroy your mother.
Israel’s arrogance testifies against them.Both Israel and Ephraim stumblebecause of their wickedness;even Judah will stumble with them.
Let whoever is wise understand these things,and whoever is insightful recognize them.For the ways of the Lord are right,and the righteous walk in them,but the rebellious stumble in them.
He gives orders to his officers;they stumble as they advance.They race to its wall;the protective shield is set in place.
Charging horseman,flashing sword,shining spear;heaps of slain,mounds of corpses,dead bodies without end—they stumble over their dead.
“You, on the other hand, have turned from the way. You have caused many to stumble by your instruction. You have violated the covenant of Levi,” says the Lord of Hosts.
But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble.
It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to stumble.
“Aren’t there 12 hours in a day?” Jesus answered. “If anyone walks during the day, he doesn’t stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
If anyone walks during the night, he does stumble, because the light is not in him.”
As it is written:Look! I am putting a stone in Zion to stumble overand a rock to trip over,yet the one who believes on Himwill not be put to shame.
It is a noble thing not to eat meat, or drink wine, or do anything that makes your brother stumble.
Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to stumble, and I do not burn with indignation?
for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body.
A stone to stumble over,and a rock to trip over.They stumble because they disobey the message; they were destined for this.
Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.