Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

for Jehovah thy God in the midst of thee is a jealous God; lest the anger of Jehovah thy God be kindled against thee, and he destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

New American Standard Bible

for the Lord your God in the midst of you is a jealous God; otherwise the anger of the Lord your God will be kindled against you, and He will wipe you off the face of the earth.

King James Version

(For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

Holman Bible

for the Lord your God, who is among you, is a jealous God. Otherwise, the Lord your God will become angry with you and wipe you off the face of the earth.

International Standard Version

For the LORD your God who is among you is a jealous God. He will turn his anger against you and destroy you from the surface of the land."

A Conservative Version

for LORD thy God in the midst of thee is a jealous God, lest the anger of LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and he destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

Amplified

for the Lord your God who is among you is a jealous (impassioned) God [demanding what is rightfully and uniquely His]—otherwise the anger of the Lord your God will be kindled and burn against you, and He will destroy you from the face of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord your God who is with you is a God who will not let his honour be given to another; or the wrath of the Lord will be burning against you, causing your destruction from the face of the earth.

Darby Translation

for Jehovah thy God is a jealous God in thy midst; lest the anger of Jehovah thy God be kindled against thee, and he destroy thee from the face of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

(For Jehovah thy God a jealous God in the midst of thee) lest the anger of Jehovah thy God shall kindle against thee and destroy thee from the face of the earth.

King James 2000

(For the LORD your God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD your God be kindled against you, and destroy you from off the face of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for Yahweh your God [is] a jealous god in your midst, {so that the anger of Yahweh your God would be kindled}, and he would destroy you from the face of the earth.

Modern King James verseion

for Jehovah your God is a jealous God among you, lest the anger of Jehovah your God be kindled against you and destroy you from off the face of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you - lest the wrath of the LORD thy God wax hot upon thee and destroy thee from the earth.

NET Bible

for the Lord your God, who is present among you, is a jealous God and his anger will erupt against you and remove you from the land.

New Heart English Bible

for the LORD your God in the midst of you is a jealous God; lest the anger of the LORD your God be kindled against you, and he destroy you from off the face of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

(For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God should be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

World English Bible

for Yahweh your God in the midst of you is a jealous God; lest the anger of Yahweh your God be kindled against you, and he destroy you from off the face of the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

for a zealous God is Jehovah thy God in thy midst -- lest the anger of Jehovah thy God burn against thee, and He hath destroyed thee from off the face of the ground.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

is a jealous
קנּא 
Qanna' 
Usage: 6

God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

of the Lord

Usage: 0

be kindled
חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples that are round about you; 15 for Jehovah thy God in the midst of thee is a jealous God; lest the anger of Jehovah thy God be kindled against thee, and he destroy thee from off the face of the earth. 16 Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:24

For Jehovah thy God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.

Exodus 20:5

Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them, for I Jehovah thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation of them that hate me,

Deuteronomy 7:4

For he will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so will the anger of Jehovah be kindled against you, and he will destroy thee quickly.

Deuteronomy 11:17

and the anger of Jehovah be kindled against you, and he shut up the heavens, so that there shall be no rain, and the land shall not yield its fruit; and ye perish quickly from off the good land which Jehovah giveth you.

Genesis 7:4

For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living thing that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the ground.

Exodus 32:12

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, saying, For evil did he bring them forth, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Numbers 32:10-15

And Jehovah's anger was kindled in that day, and he sware, saying,

Deuteronomy 5:9

thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them; for I, Jehovah, thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the third and upon the fourth generation of them that hate me;

1 Kings 13:34

And this thing became sin unto the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and to destroy it from off the face of the earth.

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Jehovah arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Psalm 90:7

For we are consumed in thine anger, And in thy wrath are we troubled.

Psalm 90:11

Who knoweth the power of thine anger, And thy wrath according to the fear that is due unto thee?

Amos 3:2

You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will visit upon you all your iniquities.

Amos 9:8

Behold, the eyes of the Lord Jehovah are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth; save that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, saith Jehovah.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

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