Mark 9:42 {41}
Good News Translation
"If anyone should cause one of these little ones to lose faith in me, it would be better for that person to have a large millstone tied around the neck and be thrown into the sea.

Contemporary English Version
It will be terrible for people who cause even one of my little followers to sin. Those people would be better off thrown into the ocean with a heavy stone tied around their necks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me: it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were cast into the sea.

New American Bible
“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe [in me] to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me: it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were cast into the sea.

offend.

Matthew 18:6,10 But he that shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea. . . .

Luke 17:1,2 And he said to his disciples: It is impossible that scandals should not come. But woe to him through whom they come! . . .

Romans 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more. But judge this rather, that you put not a stumblingblock or a scandal in your brother's way.

Romans 15:21 But as it is written: They to whom he was not spoken of shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.

Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 8:10-13 For if a man see him that hath knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not his conscience, being weak, be emboldened to eat those things which are sacrificed to idols? . . .

1 Corinthians 10:32,33 Be without offence to the Jew, and to the Gentiles and to the church of God: . . .

2 Corinthians 6:3 Giving no offence to any man, that our ministry be not blamed.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

1 Timothy 5:14 I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

2 Peter 2:2 And many shall follow their riotousness, through whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.

it.

Matthew 25:45,46 Then he shall answer them, saying: Amen: I say to you, as long as you did it not to one of these least, neither did you do it to me. . . .

Acts 9:4 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Acts 26:11-14 And oftentimes punishing them, in every synagogue, I compelled them to blaspheme: and being yet more mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities. . . .

2 Thessalonians 1:6-9 Seeing it is a just thing with God to repay tribulation to them that trouble you: . . .

Revelation 6:9,10 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held. . . .

Revelation 16:6,7 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets: and thou hast given them blood to drink. For they are worthy. . . .

Context
Temptations and Trespasses
41For whosoever shall give you to drink a cup of water in my name, because you belong to Christ: amen I say to you, he shall not lose his reward. 42And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me: it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were cast into the sea. 43And if thy hand scandalize thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into unquenchable fire:…
Cross References
Matthew 17:27


Matthew 18:6
But he that shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Luke 17:2
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he cast into the sea, than that he should scandalize one of these little ones.

1 Corinthians 8:12
Now when you sin thus against the brethren and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

Additional Translations
But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be thrown into the sea.

And whoever might cause to stumble one of these little ones believing in Me, it is better for him rather if a heavy millstone is put around his neck, and he has been cast into the sea.

And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

And whosoever shall be a snare to one of the little ones who believe [in me], it were better for him if a millstone were hung about his neck, and he cast into the sea.

And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

And whoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe in me, to fall into sin, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

"And whoever shall occasion the fall of one of these little ones who believe, he would be better off if, with a millstone round his neck, he were lying at the bottom of the sea.

Whoever will cause one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him if he was thrown into the sea with a millstone hung around his neck.

and whoever may cause to stumble one of the little ones believing in me, better is it for him if a millstone is hanged about his neck, and he hath been cast into the sea.
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