Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.

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 But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves: 14 For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God: 15 Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Deuteronomy 4:24

For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 6:15

(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.

Deuteronomy 29:20

The LORD will not spare him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the LORD shall blot out his name from under heaven.

Deuteronomy 32:21

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.

Nahum 1:2

God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Exodus 33:19

And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.

Exodus 34:5-7

And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 5:7

Thou shalt have none other gods before me.

Deuteronomy 5:24

And ye said, Behold, the LORD our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth.

Deuteronomy 32:16

They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger.

Joshua 24:19

And Joshua said unto the people, Ye cannot serve the LORD: for he is an holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins.

Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Matthew 4:10

Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

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