|Isaiah 8:14-16 |
14 And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a trap and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.1
15 And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.
16 Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.
1 This is a prophecy of how the Jesus would be a stumbling block and rock of offence to both houses of Israel, as well as a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Jesus was rejected by the Jews, rejected by Jerusalem; they crucified them. The Jews insisted that Pilate crucify him, saying "may his blood be on ours and our children's heads." And so it was, that the Jewish temple, nation, and people were destroyed by the Romans in 70AD.