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  #4625 σκάνδαλον skandalon {skan'-dal-on} ("scandal")

 probably from a derivative of G2578; TDNT - 7:339,1036; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) the movable stick or trigger of a trap, a trap stick
    1a) a trap, snare
    1b) 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
    1c) 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

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

A "scandal"; probably from a derivative of G2578; a trap stick (bent sapling), that is, snare (figuratively cause of displeasure or sin):—occasion to fall (of stumbling), offence, thing that offends, stumbling-block.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4625.
  • σκα´νδαλον
  • skandalon; of unc. or.; a stick for bait (of a trap), generally a snare, a stumbling block, an offense:—
  • NASB - cause for stumbling(1), hindrances(1), offense(2), stumbling block(7), stumbling blocks(4).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - offence 9, stumbling block 3, occasion of stumbling 1,
      occasion to fall 1, thing that offends 1; 15
Romans 14:13.
Matthew 16:23; 18:7. Romans 9:33. Galatians 5:11. 1 Peter 2:8.
Matthew 18:7, 7. Luke 17:1. Romans 16:17.
Matthew 13:41.
1 John 2:10.
Revelation 2:14.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
Romans 11:9. 1 Corinthians 1:23.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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