Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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;

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 For their altars thou shalt lay waste, and their pillars thou shalt break, and their images thou shalt cut of 14 For thou shalt not worship another God: for Jehovah, his name is Jealous; he is a jealous God. 15 Lest thou shalt make a covenant to those dwelling in the land and they committed fornication after their gods, and sacrificed to their gods, and call to thee, and thou didst eat from his sacrifice;


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

There shall be no other God to thee to my face.

Deuteronomy 4:24

For Jehovah thy God he is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 6:15

(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.

Deuteronomy 29:20

Jehovah shall not be willing to forgive him, for then the anger of Jehovah shall smoke, and his jealousy against that man, and every curse written in this book lay upon him, and Jehovah wiped out his name from under the heavens.

Deuteronomy 32:21

They made me jealous with not God; They irritated me with their vanities: And I will make them jealous with not a people; With a foolish nation will I irritate them.

Nahum 1:2

God is jealous and Jehovah avenging; Jehovah avenging and possessing wrath; Jehovah avenging to his adversaries and he keeping for his enemies.

Exodus 33:19

And he will say, I will cause all my good to pass by before thee, and I called upon the name of Jehovah before thee; and I compassionated whom I will compassionate, and I pitied whom I will pity.

Exodus 34:5-7

And Jehovah will come down in a cloud, and he will stand with him there, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 5:7

There shall not be to thee other gods before me.

Deuteronomy 5:24

And ye will say, Jehovah our God caused us to see his glory and his greatness, and his voice we heard from the midst of the fire: this day we saw that God will speak to man and he lived.

Deuteronomy 32:16

He will cause him to be jealous with strangers, With abominations they will irritate him.

Joshua 24:19

And Joshua will say to the people, Ye will not be able to serve Jehovah, for a holy God is he: a jealous God is he; he will not take away your transgressions and your sins.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child was born to us, a son was given to us, and the dominion shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Captain of Peace.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus said the high and lifted up inhabiting eternity, and his name Holy; being lifted up, and I will dwell in the holy place, and with the broken and humble of spirit, to preserve alive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the broken.

Matthew 4:10

Then says Jesus to him, Retire, Satan; for it has been written, The Lord thy God shalt thou worship, and him alone shalt thou serve.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Do we emulate the Lord? are we stronger than he?

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