4348. proskomma
Strong's Concordance
proskomma: a stumbling, an occasion of stumbling
Original Word: πρόσκομμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: proskomma
Phonetic Spelling: (pros'-kom-mah)
Short Definition: a stumbling-block
Definition: a stumbling-block, an occasion for falling, a moral embarrassment.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from proskoptó
Definition
a stumbling, an occasion of stumbling
NASB Translation
obstacle (1), offense (1), stumbling (3), stumbling block (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4348: πρόσκομμα

πρόσκομμα, προσκόμματος, τό (προσκόπτω), a stumbling-block, i. e. an obstacle in the way which if one strike his foot against he necessarily stumbles or falls; tropically, that over which the soul stumbles, i. e. by which it is impelled to sin: 1 Corinthians 8:9 (Sir. 17:25 (20); (Sir. 34:16); Sir. 39:24); τιθέναι πρόσκομμα τίνι, to put a stumblingblock in someone's way, i. e. tropically, to furnish one an occasion for sinning, Romans 14:13 (WH marginal reading omits); διά προσκόμματος ἐσθίων (A. V.) who eateth with offence (see διά, A. I. 2), by making no discrimination as to what he eats occasions another to act against his conscience, Romans 14:20; λίθος προσκόμματος (from Isaiah 8:14 for נֶגֶף אֶבֶן), properly, a stone against which the foot strikes (A. V. stone of stumbling), used figuratively of Christ Jesus, with regard to whom it especially annoyed and offended the Jews that his words, deeds, career, and particularly his ignominious death on the cross, quite failed to correspond to their preconceptions respecting the Messiah; hence, they despised and rejected him, and by that crime brought upon themselves woe and punishment: Romans 9:32, 33; 1 Peter 2:8 (7). (In the Sept. for מוקֵשׁ, Exodus 23:33; Exodus 34:12; (cf. Judith 8:22). a sore or bruise caused by striking the foot against any object, Athen. 3, p. 97 f.; a hindrance (?), Plutarch, mor., p. 1048 c. (i. e. de Stoic. repugn. 30, 8 at the end).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
offense, stumbling block

From proskopto; a stub, i.e. (figuratively) occasion of apostasy -- offence, stumbling(-block, (-stone)).

see GREEK proskopto

Forms and Transliterations
προσκομμα πρόσκομμα πρόσκομμά προσκόμμασιν προσκόμματι προσκομματος προσκόμματος proskomma próskomma proskommatos proskómmatos
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Strong's Greek 4348
6 Occurrences


πρόσκομμα — 2 Occ.
προσκόμματος — 4 Occ.

Romans 9:32 N-GNS
GRK: λίθῳ τοῦ προσκόμματος
NAS: They stumbled over the stumbling stone,
INT: stone of stumbling

Romans 9:33 N-GNS
GRK: Σιὼν λίθον προσκόμματος καὶ πέτραν
NAS: A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK
INT: Zion a stone of stumbling and rock

Romans 14:13 N-ANS
GRK: μὴ τιθέναι πρόσκομμα τῷ ἀδελφῷ
NAS: not to put an obstacle or
KJV: put a stumblingblock or
INT: not to put a stumbling block to the brother

Romans 14:20 N-GNS
GRK: τῷ διὰ προσκόμματος ἐσθίοντι
NAS: who eats and gives offense.
KJV: who eateth with offence.
INT: who through stumbling eats

1 Corinthians 8:9 N-NNS
GRK: ὑμῶν αὕτη πρόσκομμα γένηται τοῖς
NAS: become a stumbling block to the weak.
KJV: become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
INT: of you this an occasion of stumbling become to those

1 Peter 2:8 N-GNS
GRK: καὶ λίθος προσκόμματος καὶ πέτρα
NAS: and, A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK
KJV: And a stone of stumbling, and a rock
INT: and a stone of stumbling and a rock

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