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New International Version
Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.”
New Living Translation
And he added, “God blesses those who do not fall away because of me.”
English Standard Version
And blessed is the one who is not offended by me.”
Berean Study Bible
Blessed is the one who does not fall away on account of Me.”
Berean Literal Bible
And blessed is he who shall not fall away in Me."
King James Bible
And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.
New King James Version
And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.”
New American Standard Bible
And blessed is any person who does not take offense at Me.”
“And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me.”
“And blessed is he who keeps from stumbling over Me.”
And blessed [joyful, favored by God] is he who does not take offense at Me [accepting Me as the Messiah and trusting confidently in My message of salvation].”
Christian Standard Bible
and blessed is the one who isn’t offended by me.”
Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if anyone is not offended because of Me, he is blessed.”
American Standard Version
And blessed is he, whosoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in me.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And blessed is he who will not be suspicious of me.”
Contemporary English Version
God will bless everyone who doesn't reject me because of what I do."
And blessed is he that shall not be scandalized in me.
Good News Translation
How happy are those who have no doubts about me!"
International Standard Version
How blessed is anyone who is not offended by me!"
Literal Standard Version
and blessed is he who may not be stumbled in Me.”
New American Bible
And blessed is the one who takes no offense at me.”
Blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me."
New Revised Standard Version
And blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me.”
New Heart English Bible
And blessed is he who is not offended by me."
Weymouth New Testament
and blessed is every one who does not stumble and fall because of my claims."
World English Bible
Blessed is he who finds no occasion for stumbling in me."
Young's Literal Translation
and happy is he who may not be stumbled in me.'
Additional Translations ...
…5The blind receive sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. 6 Blessed is the one who does not fall away on account of Me.” 7As John’s disciples were leaving, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swaying in the wind?…
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
But since he has no root, he remains for only a season. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, he quickly falls away.
And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown and in his own household is a prophet without honor."
At that time many will fall away and will betray and hate one another,
Then Jesus said to them, "This very night you will all fall away on account of Me. For it is written: 'I will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
Isn't this the carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? Aren't His sisters here with us as well?" And they took offense at Him.
Blessed is the one who does not fall away on account of Me."
Treasury of Scripture
And blessed is he, whoever shall not be offended in me.
Matthew 5:3-12 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…
Psalm 1:1,2 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful…
Psalm 32:1,2 A Psalm of David, Maschil. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered…
Matthew 13:55-57 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? …
Matthew 15:12-14 Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying? …
Matthew 18:7 Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Blessed is he.--The words at once confirm the view that the question which the messengers had brought came from the Baptist himself, and show how tenderly our Lord dealt with the impatience which it implied. A warning was needed, but it was given in the form of a beatitude which it was still open to him to claim and make his own. Not to find a stumbling-block in the manner in which the Christ had actually come, that was the condition of entering fully into the blessedness of His kingdom.Verse 6. - And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended (Matthew 5:29, note) in me; shall find none occasion of stumbling in me (Revised Version). But exhibits perfect trust under delay and disappointment (James 1:12).
Parallel Commentaries ...
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3107: Happy, blessed, to be envied. A prolonged form of the poetical makar; supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off.
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.
the [one who]
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.
does not fall away
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4624: From skandalon; to entrap, i.e. Trip up (transitively) or entice to sin, apostasy or displeasure).
on account of
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.
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