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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 provoked him to jealousy with strange gods; with abominations they provoked him to anger.
For they provoked him to anger with their high places and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
With their vanities
1 Samuel 12:21
do not turn aside after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
1 Kings 16:13
for all the sins of Baasha and the sins of Elah, his son, by which they sinned and by which they made Israel sin, provoking the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities.
I have hated those that regard lying vanities; but I wait in the LORD.
Behold the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people that comes from a far country: Is not the LORD in Zion? Is not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images and with vanities of a strange god?
But they shall become altogether carnal and foolish. The stock is a doctrine of vanities.
Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause it to rain? or can the heavens give rain? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon thee, for thou hast made all these things.
Those that observe lying vanities forsake his mercy.
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
With all this, the number of the sons of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.
As he saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you unto jealousy with people that are not mine, and with ignorant people I will provoke you to anger.
I say then, Have they stumbled in such a manner that they should fall completely? No, in no wise; but rather through their fall, saving health is come unto the Gentiles to provoke them unto jealousy.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.