Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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:

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 worship no other god; for the Lord, Whose name is Jealous, is a jealous (impassioned) God,

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for thou shalt worship no other god; for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, 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.

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:

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 Instead, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, and chop down their Asherah poles. 14 You are to never bow down to another god because the Lord, being jealous by nature, is a jealous God. 15 "Do not make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land, or else when they prostitute themselves with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, they will invite you, and you will eat of their sacrifice.


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

Do not have other gods besides Me.

Deuteronomy 4:24

For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 6:15

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.

Deuteronomy 29:20

The Lord will not be willing to forgive him. Instead, His anger and jealousy will burn against that person, and every curse written in this scroll will descend on him. The Lord will blot out his name under heaven,

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have provoked My jealousy with [their] so-called gods; they have enraged Me with their worthless idols. So I will provoke their jealousy with an inferior people; I will enrage them with a foolish nation.

Nahum 1:2

The Lord is a jealous and avenging God; the Lord takes vengeance and is fierce in wrath. The Lord takes vengeance against His foes; He is furious with His enemies.

Exodus 33:19

He said, "I will cause all My goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim the name Yahweh before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."

Exodus 34:5-7

The Lord came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed [His] name Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 5:7

Do not have other gods besides Me.

Deuteronomy 5:24

You said, 'Look, the Lord our God has shown us His glory and greatness, and we have heard His voice from the fire. Today we have seen that God speaks with a person, yet he still lives.

Deuteronomy 32:16

They provoked His jealousy with foreign gods; they enraged Him with detestable practices.

Joshua 24:19

But Joshua told the people, "You will not be able to worship the Lord, because He is a holy God. He is a jealous God; He will not remove your transgressions and sins.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on His shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 57:15

For the High and Exalted One who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this: "I live in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the oppressed.

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus told him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: Worship the Lord your God, and serve only Him. "

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or are we provoking the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?

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