Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
thou shalt not bow thyself down to them nor be led to serve them - For, I, Yahweh, thy God, am a jealous GOD, visiting the iniquity of fathers upon sons, unto three generations and, unto four, of them that hate me;
For thou shalt not bow thyself down to another GOD, - For as for Yahweh, Jealous, is his name, A jealous GOD, he is:
seeing that as for Yahweh thy God, a consuming fire, he is, - a jealous GOD.
for a jealous GOD, is Yahweh thy God in thy midst, - lest the anger of Yahweh thy God kindle upon thee, and so he destroy thee from off the face of the ground.
They moved him to jealousy with foreign gods , - With abominations, angered they him:
Then said Joshua unto the people - Ye cannot serve Yahweh, for, a holy God, he is, a jealous GOD, he is, he will not forgive your transgression, nor your sins.
And provoked him to anger with their high places, And, with their images, used to move him to jealousy.
Neither their silver nor yet their gold, shall be able to deliver them, in the day of the indignation of Yahweh, but, in the fire of his jealousy, shall the whole earth be consumed; For, a destruction, surely a terrible one, will he make, with all them who dwell in the earth.
Wise in heart, and alert in vigour, What man hath hardened himself against him, and prospered!
But if, an arm like GOD, thou hast, and, with a voice like his, thou canst thunder,
Can thy heart endure or can thy hands be strong in the days when I am dealing with thee? I. Yahweh have spoken and will perform.
A fearful thing it is to fall into the hands of a Living God!
Even yet, art thou exalting thyself over my people - in not letting them go?
Ye shall not make aught beside me, - neither gods of silver, nor gods of gold, shall ye make to yourselves.
For, jealousy, is the rage of a man, nor will he spare, in the day of avenging;