Offense See also Crime; Offend; Transgression; Trespass he shall be for rock of offense to both houses of Israel, 2 Ne. 18:14 (Isa. 8:14). do not risk one more offense against God, Alma 41:9. if people are not guilty of first or second offense, they should not suffer themselves to be slain, Alma 43:46. Nephites are taught never to give offense, Alma 48:14. wo to him by whom this offense comes, D&C 54:5. commission of crime should be punished according to nature of offense, D&C 134:8. crimes should be punished by government in which offense was committed, D&C 134:8.