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Lexicon :: Strong's G4625 - skandalon

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σκάνδαλον
Transliteration
skandalon (Key)
Pronunciation
skä'n-dä-lon (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from a derivative of κάμπτω (G2578)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:339,1036

Strong’s Definitions

σκάνδαλον skándalon, skan'-dal-on; ("scandal"); probably from a derivative of G2578; a trap-stick (bent sapling), i.e. snare (figuratively, cause of displeasure or sin):—occasion to fall (of stumbling), offence, thing that offends, stumblingblock.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G4625 in the following manner: offence (9x), stumbling block (3x), occasion of stumbling (1x), occasion to fall (1x), thing that offends (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G4625 in the following manner: offence (9x), stumbling block (3x), occasion of stumbling (1x), occasion to fall (1x), thing that offends (1x).
  1. the movable stick or trigger of a trap, a trap stick

    1. a trap, snare

    2. any impediment placed in the way and causing one to stumble or fall, (a stumbling block, occasion of stumbling) i.e. a rock which is a cause of stumbling

    3. fig. applied to Jesus Christ, whose person and career were so contrary to the expectations of the Jews concerning the Messiah, that they rejected him and by their obstinacy made shipwreck of their salvation

  2. any person or thing by which one is (entrapped) drawn into error or sin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκάνδαλον skándalon, skan'-dal-on; ("scandal"); probably from a derivative of G2578; a trap-stick (bent sapling), i.e. snare (figuratively, cause of displeasure or sin):—occasion to fall (of stumbling), offence, thing that offends, stumblingblock.
STRONGS NT 4625: σκάνδαλον
σκάνδαλον, σκανδάλου, τό, a purely Biblical ((occurring some twenty-five times in the Greek O. T., and fifteen, quotations included, in the New)) and ecclesiastical word for σκανδάληθρον, which occurs occasionally in native Greek writings; the Sept. for מוקֵשׁ (a noose, a snare) and מִכְשׁול;
a. properly, the movable stick or tricker ('trigger') of a trap, trap-stick; a trap, snare; any impediment placed in the way and causing one to stumble or fall (a stumblingblock, occasion of stumbling): Leviticus 19:14; πέτρα σκανκαλου (A. V. a rock of offence), i. e. a rock which is a cause of stumbling (Latin offendiculum) — figuratively applied to Jesus Christ, whose person and career were so contrary to the expectations of the Jews concerning the Messiah, that they rejected him and by their obstinacy made shipwreck of salvation (see πρόσκομμα), Romans 9:33 and 1 Peter 2:8 (7) (from Isaiah 8:14).
b. metaphorically, any person or thing by which one is ('entrapped') drawn into error or sin (cf. Winer's Grammar, 32);
α. of persons ((Joshua 23:13; 1 Samuel 18:21)): Matthew 13:41; Matthew 16:23 (where σκάνδαλον "non ex effectu, sed ex natura et condicione propria dicitur," Calov.); so Χριστός ἐσταυρωμένος is called (because his ignominious death on the cross roused the opposition of the Jews), 1 Corinthians 1:23.
β. of things: τιθέναι τίνι σκάνδαλον (literally, in Judith 5:1), to put a stumbling-block in one's way, i. e. to do that by which another is led to sin, Romans 14:13; the same idea is expressed by βάλλειν σκάνδαλον ἐνώπιον τίνος (to cast a stumbling-block before one), Revelation 2:14; οὐκ ἐστι σκάνδαλον ἐν τίνι (see εἰμί, V. 4. e.), 1 John 2:10; plural σκάνδαλα, words or deeds which entice to sin (Wis. 14:11), Matthew 18:7 (cf. Buttmann, 322 (277) n.; Winer's Grammar, 371 (348)); Luke 17:1; σκάνδαλα ποιεῖν παρά τήν διδαχήν, to cause persons to be drawn away from the true doctrine into error and sin (cf. παρά, III. 2 a.), Romans 16:17; τό σκάνδαλον τοῦ σταυροῦ, the offence which the cross, i. e. Christ's death on the cross, gives (cf. α. at the end above), (R. V. the stumbling-block of the cross), Galatians 5:11; equivalent to a cause of destruction, Romans 11:9, from Psalm 68:23 (Ps. 69:23).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
19:14
Joshua
23:13
1 Samuel
18:21
Psalms
68:23; 69:23
Isaiah
8:14
Matthew
13:41; 16:23; 18:7
Luke
17:1
Romans
9:33; 11:9; 14:13; 16:17
1 Corinthians
1:23
Galatians
5:11
1 Peter
2:8
1 John
2:10
Revelation
2:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4625 matches the Greek σκάνδαλον (skandalon),
which occurs 15 times in 13 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:41 - The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, G4625 and them which do iniquity;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:23 - But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence G4625 unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - Woe unto the world because of offences! G4625 for it must needs be that offences G4625 come; but woe to that man by whom the offence G4625 cometh!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:1 - Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences G4625 will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:33 - As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: G4625 and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:9 - And David saith, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumblingblock, G4625 and a recompence unto them:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:13 - Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall G4625 in his brother's way.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:17 - Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences G4625 contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:23 - But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, G4625 and unto the Greeks foolishness;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:11 - And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence G4625 of the cross ceased.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:8 - And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, G4625 even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:10 - He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling G4625 in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:14 - But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock G4625 before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
 
 
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