New Living Translation
One day Jesus said to his disciples, "There will always be temptations to sin, but what sorrow awaits the person who does the tempting!
King James Bible
Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to his disciples, It cannot be but that offences come, but woe to him by whom they come!
World English Bible
He said to the disciples, "It is impossible that no occasions of stumbling should come, but woe to him through whom they come!
Young's Literal Translation
And he said unto the disciples, 'It is impossible for the stumbling blocks not to come, but woe to him through whom they come;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:1 It is impossible but offences will come - And they ever did and do come chiefly by Pharisees, that is, men who trust in themselves that they are righteous, and despise others. Mt 18:6; Mr 9:42.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Luke xvii. 3, "If Thy Brother Sin, Rebuke Him," Etc. , Touching the Remission of Sins.
Delivered at the Table of St. Cyprian, in the presence of Count Boniface. 1. The Holy Gospel which we heard just now as it was being read, has admonished touching the remission of sins. And on this subject must ye be admonished now by my discourse. For we are ministers of the word, not our own word, but the word of our God and Lord, whom no one serves without glory, whom no one despises without punishment. He then the Lord our God, who abiding with the Father made us, and having been made for us, …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
The Necessity of Increased Faith
The Ten Lepers
"What sorrow awaits the world, because it tempts people to sin. Temptations are inevitable, but what sorrow awaits the person who does the tempting.
"But Abraham said, 'If they won't listen to Moses and the prophets, they won't listen even if someone rises from the dead.'"
1 Corinthians 11:19
But, of course, there must be divisions among you so that you who have God's approval will be recognized!
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Holy Spirit tells us clearly that in the last times some will turn away from the true faith; they will follow deceptive spirits and teachings that come from demons.
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