Parallel Verses

NET Bible

For you must not worship any 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—

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:

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 Rather you must destroy their altars, smash their images, and cut down their Asherah poles. 14 For you must not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. 15 Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, for when they prostitute themselves to their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone invites you, you will eat from his sacrifice;


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

"You shall have no other gods before me.

Deuteronomy 4:24

For the Lord your God is a consuming fire; he is a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 6:15

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.

Deuteronomy 29:20

The Lord will be unwilling to forgive him, and his intense anger will rage against that man; all the curses written in this scroll will fall upon him and the Lord will obliterate his name from memory.

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have made me jealous with false gods, enraging me with their worthless gods; so I will make them jealous with a people they do not recognize, with a nation slow to learn I will enrage them.

Nahum 1:2

The Lord is a zealous and avenging God; the Lord is avenging and very angry. The Lord takes vengeance against his foes; he sustains his rage against his enemies.

Exodus 33:19

And the Lord said, "I will make all my goodness pass before your face, and I will proclaim the Lord by name before you; I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, I will show mercy to whom I will show mercy."

Exodus 34:5-7

The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there and proclaimed the Lord by name.

Deuteronomy 5:7

You must not have any other gods besides me.

Deuteronomy 5:24

You said, "The Lord our God has shown us his great glory and we have heard him speak from the middle of the fire. It is now clear to us that God can speak to human beings and they can keep on living.

Deuteronomy 32:16

They made him jealous with other gods, they enraged him with abhorrent idols.

Joshua 24:19

Joshua warned the people, "You will not keep worshiping the Lord, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God who will not forgive your rebellion or your sins.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child has been born to us, a son has been given to us. He shoulders responsibility and is called: Extraordinary Strategist, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 57:15

For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: 'You are to worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we really stronger than he is?

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