14 He will be a holy place;(A)
    for both Israel and Judah he will be
a stone(B) that causes people to stumble(C)
    and a rock that makes them fall.(D)
And for the people of Jerusalem he will be
    a trap and a snare.(E)

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44 Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed.”[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 21:44 Some manuscripts do not have verse 44.

23 but we preach Christ crucified:(A) a stumbling block(B) to Jews and foolishness(C) to Gentiles,

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16 To the one we are an aroma that brings death;(A) to the other, an aroma that brings life. And who is equal to such a task?(B)

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11 Brothers and sisters, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted?(A) In that case the offense(B) of the cross has been abolished.

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Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe,(A)

“The stone the builders rejected(B)
    has become the cornerstone,”[a](C)

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  1. 1 Peter 2:7 Psalm 118:22

and,

“A stone that causes people to stumble
    and a rock that makes them fall.”[a](A)

They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:8 Isaiah 8:14

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