of·f against away "to fall away"
Thoughts about offense:To take offense is a personal decision and is a reaction to another's words or actions.
The Sadducees were- angry and took offense (felt threatened by Him) with Jesus and accused Him of blaspheme for His words and actions.
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|Word Origin:||To |
|Definition:||from G4625 to entrap that is trip up (figuratively stumble |
[transitively] or entice to sin apostasy or displeasure)
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