The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4625 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
skandalonprobably from a derivative of (2578)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
skan'-dal-on Noun Neuter
  1. the movable stick or trigger of a trap, a trap stick
    1. a trap, snare
    2. any impediment placed in the way and causing one to stumble or fall, (a stumbling block, occasion of stumbling) i.e. a rock which is a cause of stumbling
    3. fig. applied to Jesus Christ, whose person and career were so contrary to the expectations of the Jews concerning the Messiah, that they rejected him and by their obstinacy made shipwreck of their salvation
  2. any person or thing by which one is (entrapped) drawn into error or sin
NAS Word Usage - Total: 15
cause for stumbling 1, hindrances 1, offense 2, stumbling block 7, stumbling blocks 4
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians1
1 Peter1
1 John1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Skandalon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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