'Stumbling' in the Bible
Your words have steadied the one who was stumblingand braced the knees that were buckling.
For You delivered me from death,even my feet from stumbling,to walk before God in the light of life.
For You, Lord, rescued me from death,my eyes from tears,my feet from stumbling.
Rescue those being taken off to death,and save those stumbling toward slaughter.
Then the word of the Lord came to them:“Law after law, law after law,line after line, line after line,a little here, a little there,”so they go stumbling backward,to be broken, trapped, and captured.
“I have told you these things to keep you from stumbling.
I ask, then, have they stumbled in order to fall? Absolutely not! On the contrary, by their stumbling, salvation has come to the Gentiles to make Israel jealous.
Now if their stumbling brings riches for the world, and their failure riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their full number bring!
Do not tear down God’s work because of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong for a man to cause stumbling by what he eats.
We give no opportunity for stumbling to anyone, so that the ministry will not be blamed.
The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.