Matthew 18:6 NIV

Causing to Stumble

6 “If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.

References for Matthew 18:6

Study tools for Matthew 18:6

  • a 18:10 - Some manuscripts include here the words of Luke 19:10.
  • b 18:15 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a fellow disciple, whether man or woman; also in verses 21 and 35.
  • c 18:15 - Some manuscripts "sins against you"
  • d 18:16 - Deut. 19:15
  • e 18:18 - Or "will have been"
  • f 18:18 - Or "will have been"
  • g 18:22 - Or "seventy times seven"
  • h 18:24 - Greek "ten thousand talents" ; a talent was worth about 20 years of a day laborer’s wages.
  • i 18:28 - Greek "a hundred denarii" ; a denarius was the usual daily wage of a day laborer (see 20:2).