Word: skandalon

Pronounce: skan'-dal-on

Strongs Number: G4625

Orig: ("scandal;" probably from a derivative of 2578; a trap-stick (bent sapling), i.e. snare (figuratively, cause of displeasure or sin):--occasion to fall (of stumbling), offence, thing that offends, stumblingblock. G2578

Use: TDNT-7:339,1036 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H1848 H3689 H4170 H4383

    1) the movable stick or trigger of a trap, a trap stick
    1a) a trap, snare
    1b) 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
    1c) 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