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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral.
4348. proskomma -- a stumbling, an occasion of stumbling
... Word Origin from proskopto Definition a stumbling, an occasion of stumbling NASB
Word Usage obstacle (1), offense (1), stumbling (3), stumbling block (1). ...
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1465. egkopto -- to cut into, ie fig. impede, detain
... 1465 (from 1722 , "in" and 2875 , "cut") -- properly, cut to (like blocking off
a road); () by "introducing an obstacle that stands " (Souter); (figuratively ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4383. mikshol -- a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, a ...
... Word Origin from kashal Definition a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling,
a stumbling block NASB Word Usage fall (1), obstacle (2), occasion of stumbling ...
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Whether There Should be Keys in the Church?
... Wherefore the power of removing this obstacle is called a key. Now this
power is in the Divine Trinity by authority; hence some ...
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Whether Baptism Produces Its Effect when the Insincerity Ceases?
... Now when a thing is generated, it receives together with the form, the form's effect,
unless there be an obstacle; and when this is removed, the form of the ...
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Whether the Priest Can Bind through the Power of the Keys?
... Objection 2: Further, just as to loose or to open is to remove an obstacle,
so to bind is to place an obstacle. Now an obstacle ...
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Whether one Angel Speaks to Another?
... known the mental concept to another. Reply to Objection 1: Our mental concept
is hidden by a twofold obstacle. The first is in the ...
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Whether a Bishop May Lawfully Forsake the Episcopal Cure, in Order ...
... Reply to Objection 2: On account of no obstacle should a man forego the work
of his own salvation, which pertains to the religious state. ...
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Whether by Reason of this Subtlety a Glorified Body is Able to be ...
... that, It cannot be maintained that a glorified body, by reason of its subtlety,
is able to be in the same place with another body, unless the obstacle to its ...
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Origin of Errors; a Simile Sought from the Foreskin of the ...
... For before what audience, and in what words, can I explain how it is that sinful
mortal beginnings bring no obstacle to those who have inaugurated other ...
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Whether Death and Other Bodily Defects are the Result of Sin?
... defects. Accidentally, one thing is the cause of another if it causes it
by removing an obstacle: thus it is stated in Phys. viii ...
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Whether Scandal is Fittingly Defined as Being Something Less ...
... For when a body, while moving along a path, meets with an obstacle, it may happen
to stumble against it, and be disposed to fall down: such an obstacle is a ...
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Whether Souls are Conveyed to Heaven or Hell Immediately after ...
... Wherefore just as a body is conveyed at once to its place, by its gravity or levity,
unless there be an obstacle, so too the soul, the bonds of the flesh being ...
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Obstacle (6 Occurrences)
... hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral. Multi-Version Concordance
Obstacle (6 Occurrences). Romans 14:13 Therefore let's not ...
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Hitch (2 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer. 6. (n.) A catch;
anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an obstacle; an entanglement. ...
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Yield (78 Occurrences)
... 9. (vi) To give way; to cease opposition; to be no longer a hindrance or an obstacle;
as, men readily yield to the current of opinion, or to customs; the door ...
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Obstacles (3 Occurrences)

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Opposition (22 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) That which opposes; an obstacle; specifically, the aggregate of persons
or things opposing; hence, in politics and parliamentary practice, the party ...
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Obstruction (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) That which impedes; an obstacle; a hindrance.
2. (n.) The condition of having the natural powers ...
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Obsolete (1 Occurrence)

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Objection (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or
argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection ...
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Let (16815 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay; -- common in
the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic. ...
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Obstacle (6 Occurrences)

Romans 14:13
Therefore let's not judge one another any more, but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block in his brother's way, or an occasion for falling.

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others partake of this right over you, don't we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right, but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Good News of Christ.
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 6:3
We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 10:5
throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;
(See RSV)

Isaiah 57:14
And I will say, Make it high, make it high, get ready the way, take the stones out of the way of my people.

Ezekiel 3:20
Again, when a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die: because you have not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at your hand.
(See NAS)



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