14 He will be a sanctuary;(A)
but for the two houses of Israel,
he will be a stone(B) to stumble over
and a rock to trip over,(C)
and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
15 Many will stumble over these;(D)
they will fall and be broken;
they will be snared and captured.

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32 Why is that? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works.[a] They stumbled over the stumbling stone.(A) 33 As it is written,

Look, I am putting a stone in Zion to stumble over
and a rock to trip over,
and the one who believes on him(B)
will not be put to shame.[b](C)

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Footnotes

  1. 9:32 Other mss add of the law
  2. 9:33 Is 8:14; 28:16

and

A stone to stumble over,
and a rock to trip over.[a](A)

They stumble because they disobey the word; they were destined(B) for this.

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Footnotes

  1. 2:8 Is 8:14

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