Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
With their vanities
They moved him to jealousy with foreign gods , - With abominations, angered they him:
And provoked him to anger with their high places, And, with their images, used to move him to jealousy.
With their vanities
1 Samuel 12:21
and turn not aside after vanities, that can neither profit nor deliver, because, vanities, they are.
1 Kings 16:13
as to all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, - wherewith they sinned, and wherewith they caused, Israel, to sin, provoking to anger Yahweh God of Israel, with their vanities.
I hate such as give heed to false vanities, I, then, in Yahweh, have set my hope.
Lo! the voice of the cry for help of the daughter of my people from a land far away, Is, Yahweh, not in Zion? Is, her King, not within her? Why, have they provoked me with their carved images, with their foreign vanities?
But at once, do they become brutish and stupid, - An example of utmost vanity, is, a tree!
Are there, among the vanities of the nations senders of rain? Or can, the heavens themselves, give myriad drops? Art not, thou, he, O Yahweh our God? Therefore will we wait for thee, For, thou, hast made all these.
They who take heed to the vanities of falsehood, do, their own lovingkindness, forsake.
And, as I began to be speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as upon us also at the beginning.
Yet shall the number of the sons of Israel become like the sand of the sea, which can neither he measured, nor numbered, - and it shall come to pass, in the place where it used to be said to them, No people of mine, are ye, it shall be said to them, Sons of a Living God!
As also in Hosea he saith - I will call the not-my-people, My people, and the not-beloved, beloved,
But I say: Hath, Israel, not come to know? First, Moses, saith - I, will provoke you to jealousy on account of a no-nation, on account of an undiscerning nation, will I make you very angry.
I say then - Did they stumble in order that they might fall? Far be it! But, by their fall, salvation hath come unto the nations, to the end of provoking them to jealousy.
1 Peter 2:9
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -