2 Samuel 15:11 With Absalom went 200 men from Jerusalem, who were invited [as guests to his sacrificial feast]; and they went in their simplicity, and they knew not a thing.Job 19:8 He has blocked my way so that I cannot pass.
He has veiled my paths with
darkness.Exodus 25:18 And you shall make two cherubim (winged angelic figures) of [solid] hammered gold on the two ends of the mercy seat.
Romans 12:8 He who exhorts.
To his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness.
And joyful eagerness.
Ezekiel 14:3 Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and put the stumbling block of their iniquity and guilt before their faces; should I permit Myself to be inquired.
All by them?Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not only when their eyes are on you as pleasers of men, but in simplicity of purpose with all your heart.
Reverence the Lord and as a sincere expression of your devotion to Him.Numbers 24:15 And he took up his [figurative] discourse, and said: Balaam son of Beor speaks, the man whose eye is opened speaks.
Jeremiah 6:21 Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I will lay stumbling blocks before this people. And the fathers and the sons together will stumble against them; the neighbor and his friend will perish.
Acts 2:46 And day after day they regularly assembled in the temple with united purpose, and in their homes they broke bread [including the Lord's Supper]. They partook of their food with gladness.
And simplicity and generous hearts, Numbers 33:52 Then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land before you and destroy all their figured stones and all their molten images.
And completely demolish all their [idolatrous] high places,
John 6:61 But Jesus, knowing within Himself that His disciples were complaining and protesting and grumbling about it.
said to them: Is this a stumbling block and an offense to you? [Does this upset and displease and shock and scandalize you?] Proverbs 7:7 And among the simple (empty-headed and emptyhearted)
Ones, I perceived among the youths a young man void of good sense, Deuteronomy 4:16 Beware lest you become corrupt by making for yourselves [to worship] a graven image in the form of any figure.
The likeness of male or female,
Romans 14:13 Then let us no more criticize and blame and pass judgment on one another, but rather decide and endeavor never to put a stumbling block or an obstacle.
Or a hindrance in the way of a brother.Proverbs 8:5 O you simple and thoughtless ones, understand prudence; you [self-confident] fools, be of an understanding heart. [Isa. 32:6.] 1 Kings 6:29 He carved all.
the walls of the house (these two holy rooms) round about with figures of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, within and without. Ezekiel 14:7 For anyone of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn.
who separates himself from Me, taking his idols into his heart and putting the stumbling block of his iniquity and guilt before his face, and [yet] comes to the prophet to inquire for himself of Me.
I the Lord will answer him Myself! Proverbs 9:6 Leave off, simple ones [forsake the foolish and
simpleminded] and live! And walk in the way of insight and understanding.
2 Chronicles 4:3 Under it were figures of oxen encircling it, ten to a cubit. The oxen were in two rows, cast in one piece with it. Ezekiel 18:30 Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel.
Every one according to his ways, says the Lord God. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin and so shall they not be a stumbling block to you. [Matt. 3:2; Rev. 2:5.]