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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16 So this is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“See, I lay a stone in Zion,(A) a tested stone,(B)
    a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation;(C)
the one who relies on it
    will never be stricken with panic.(D)

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11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[a](A)

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  1. Romans 10:11 Isaiah 28:16 (see Septuagint)
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For in Scripture it says:

“See, I lay a stone in Zion,
    a chosen and precious cornerstone,(A)
and the one who trusts in him
    will never be put to shame.”[a](B)

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  1. 1 Peter 2:6 Isaiah 28:16
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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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  1. 1 Peter 2:8 Isaiah 8:14
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