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14 (A)He will be as a [a]sanctuary,
But (B)a stone of stumbling and a rock of [b]offense
To both the houses of Israel,
As a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

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  1. Isaiah 8:14 holy abode
  2. Isaiah 8:14 stumbling over

14 He will be a holy place;(A)
    for both Israel and Judah he will be
a stone(B) that causes people to stumble(C)
    and a rock that makes them fall.(D)
And for the people of Jerusalem he will be
    a trap and a snare.(E)

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15 And many among them shall (A)stumble;
They shall fall and be broken,
Be snared and [a]taken.”

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  1. Isaiah 8:15 captured

15 Many of them will stumble;(A)
    they will fall and be broken,
    they will be snared and captured.”

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32 Why? Because they did not seek it by faith, but as it were, [a]by the works of the law. For (A)they stumbled at that stumbling stone.

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  1. Romans 9:32 NU by works, omitting of the law

32 Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone.(A)

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and

(A)“A stone of stumbling
And a rock of offense.”

(B)They stumble, being disobedient to the word, (C)to which they also were appointed.

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and,

“A stone that causes people to stumble
    and a rock that makes them fall.”[a](A)

They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:8 Isaiah 8:14

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