Isaiah 8:14; Matthew 21:44; John 9:39; 1 Corinthians 1:23–24; 2 Corinthians 2:16; 1 Peter 2:8–9
14 And he will become a rsanctuary and sa stone of offense and a rock of stumbling to both houses of Israel, a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
44 And ithe one who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; and jwhen it falls on anyone, it will crush him.”1
39 Jesus said, t“For judgment I came into this world, uthat those who do not see may see, and vthose who see may become blind.”
23 but we preach Christ jcrucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, 24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ kthe power of God and lthe wisdom of God.
16 oto one a fragrance from death to death, oto the other a fragrance from life to life. pWho is sufficient for these things?
x“A stone of stumbling,
and a rock of offense.”
They stumble because they disobey the word, yas they were destined to do.
9 But you are za chosen race, aa royal bpriesthood, ca holy nation, da people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you eout of darkness into fhis marvelous light.