Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

For thou shalt not bow thyself down to another GOD, - For as for Yahweh, Jealous, is his name, A jealous GOD, he is:

New American Standard Bible

—for you shall not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God—

King James Version

For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Holman Bible

You are never to bow down to another god because Yahweh, being jealous by nature, is a jealous God.

International Standard Version

indeed, you are not to bow down in worship to any other god, because the LORD's name is Jealous he's a jealous God

A Conservative Version

for thou shall worship no other god. For LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

American Standard Version

for thou shalt worship no other god: for Jehovah, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Amplified

—for you shall not worship any other god; for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous (impassioned) God [demanding what is rightfully and uniquely His]—

Bible in Basic English

For you are to be worshippers of no other god: for the Lord is a God who will not give his honour to another.

Darby Translation

For thou shalt worship no other God; for Jehovah Jealous is his name is a jealous God;

Julia Smith Translation

For thou shalt not worship another God: for Jehovah, his name is Jealous; he is a jealous God.

King James 2000

For you shall worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you will not bow in worship to another god, for 'Yahweh [Is] Jealous' is his name, he [is] a jealous God,

Modern King James verseion

For you shall worship no other god. For Jehovah, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for thou shalt worship no strange god. For the LORD is called jealous, because he is a jealous God:

NET Bible

For you must not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

New Heart English Bible

for you shall worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

Webster

For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

World English Bible

for you shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye do not bow yourselves to another god -- for Jehovah, whose name is Zealous, is a zealous God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

no other
אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

god
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

for the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

is Jealous
קנּא 
Qanna' 
Usage: 6

is a jealous
קנּא 
Qanna' 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Covenant Stipulations

13 For their altars, shall ye smash, And their pillars, shall ye shiver, - And their sacred-stems, shall ye fell. 14 For thou shalt not bow thyself down to another GOD, - For as for Yahweh, Jealous, is his name, A jealous GOD, he is: 15 Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, - And then as surely as they go unchastely after their gods and sacrifice to their gods, So surely will he invite thee, And thou wilt eat of his sacrifice;


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

Thou shalt not have other gods besides me.

Deuteronomy 4:24

seeing that as for Yahweh thy God, a consuming fire, he is, - a jealous GOD.

Deuteronomy 6:15

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.

Deuteronomy 29:20

Yahweh will not be willing to forgive him, but, then, will the anger of Yahweh and his jealousy smoke against that man, and all the oath that is written in this scroll, shall settle down upon him, - and Yahweh wipe out his name from under the heavens;

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have moved me to jealousy with a No-GOD, They have angered me with their vanities: I, therefore, will move them to jealousy with a No-people, With an impious nation, will I anger them.

Nahum 1:2

A GOD jealous and avenging, is Yahweh, an avenger, is Yahweh, and a lord of wrath, an avenger, is Yahweh towards his adversaries, and, a retainer of anger , is he to his foes.

Exodus 33:19

And he said, - I, will cause all my goodness to pass before thee. And will proclaim myself by the name Yahweh, before thee, And will show favour, unto whom I may show favour, And will have compassion on whom I may have compassion.

Exodus 34:5-7

And Yahweh descended in the cloud, and took his station with him there, - and proclaimed himself by the name Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 5:7

Thou shalt not have other gods, besides me:

Deuteronomy 5:24

and ye said - Lo! Yahweh our God hath let us see his glory and his greatness, his voice also, have we heard out of the midst of the fire, - this day, have we seen, that God may speak with man who yet may live.

Deuteronomy 32:16

They moved him to jealousy with foreign gods , - With abominations, angered they him:

Joshua 24:19

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.

Isaiah 9:6

For, A Child, hath been born to us, A Son, hath been given to us, And the dominion is upon his shoulder, - And his Name hath been called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty GOD, Father of Futurity, Prince of Prosperity.

Isaiah 57:15

For, thus, saith he that is high and lifted up - Inhabiting futurity, And, holy, is his name: A high and holy place, will I inhabit, Also with the crushed and lowly in spirit, To revive the spirit of the lowly, and To revive the heart of them who are crushed; -

Matthew 4:10

Then saith Jesus unto him, Withdraw, Satan! for it is written, - The Lord thy God, shalt thou worship, and, to him alone, render divine service.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or are we to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we mightier than he?

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