4383. mikshol
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mikshol: a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, a stumbling block
Original Word: מִכְשׁוֹל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mikshol
Phonetic Spelling: (mik-shole')
Short Definition: block

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kashal
a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, a stumbling block
NASB Translation
fall (1), obstacle (2), occasion of stumbling (1), stumble (2), stumbling block (6), stumbling blocks (1), troubled (1).

מִכְשׁוֺל noun masculineJeremiah 6:21 a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, stumbling-block; — ׳מ absolute Isaiah 8:14 3t., מִכְשֹׁל Leviticus 19:14; construct מִכְשׁוֺל 1 Samuel 25:31 6t. Ezekiel; plural מִכְשֹׁלִים Jeremiah 6:21 + Ezekiel 21:20 ᵑ0 (Co and others מֻכְשָׁלִים, see below); —

1 stumbling, ׳צוּר מ Isaiah 8:14 (fig) a rock of stumbling (i.e. over which one stumbles); literal הַרְבֵּה הַמִּכְשֹׁלִים Ezekiel 21:20 an abundance of stumblings, falls (si vera lectio; ᵐ5. οἱ ἀσθενοῦντες, apparently reading participle, compare Sm; so Co Da (as a possibility), i.e. מֻכְשָׁלִים

Hoph`al Participle of כשׁל = those who have stumbled or been overthrown).

2 means, or occasion of stumbling, stumbling-block; a literal Leviticus 19:14.

b. figurative of misfortune, calamity Paslm Lev 119:165; in divine judgment Jeremiah 6:21; Ezekiel 3:20, as a hindrance to restoration of people Isaiah 57:14.

c. in ethical sense עֲוֺנָם ׳מ Ezekiel 7:19 a stumbling-block of (i.e. occasioning) their iniquity, so Ezekiel 14:3,4,7; Ezekiel 18:30; Ezekiel 44:12 (mostly with reference to idols.).

d. לֵב ׳מ 1 Samuel 25:31 a stumbling-block of heart i.e. ground for remorse.

caused to fall, offence, nothing offered, ruin, stumbling-block

Or mikshol {mik-shole'}; masculine from kashal; a stumbling-block, literally or figuratively (obstacle, enticement (specifically an idol), scruple) -- caused to fall, offence, X (no-)thing offered, ruin, stumbling-block.

see HEBREW kashal

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