Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘I am exceedingly jealous for Zion, yes, with great wrath I am jealous for her.’

King James Version

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

Holman Bible

“The Lord of Hosts says this: I am extremely jealous for Zion; I am jealous for her with great wrath.”

International Standard Version

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "I'm greatly jealous about Zion, and that makes me furious about her.'

A Conservative Version

Thus says LORD of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.

American Standard Version

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.

Amplified

Thus says the Lord of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath [against her enemies].

Bible in Basic English

These are the words of the Lord of armies: I am angry about the fate of Zion, I am angry about her with great wrath.

Darby Translation

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great fury.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah of armies: I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy and with great wrath was I jealous for her.

King James 2000

Thus says the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: '{I am exceedingly jealous for Zion}; I am jealous for it [with] great wrath.'

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah of Hosts: I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts: I was in a great jealousy over Zion, yea I have been very jealous over her in great displeasure.

NET Bible

"The Lord who rules over all says, 'I am very much concerned for Zion; indeed, I am so concerned for her that my rage will fall on those who hurt her.'

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the LORD of hosts: "I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath."

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I am jealous for Zion with a great jealousy, - Yea, with great wrath, am I jealous for her.

Webster

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

World English Bible

Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath."

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: I have been zealous for Zion with great zeal, With great heat I have been zealous for her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

with great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

and I was jealous
קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

for her with great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Promise To Jerusalem

1 Then the word of the Lord of hosts came, saying, 2 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘I am exceedingly jealous for Zion, yes, with great wrath I am jealous for her.’ 3 Thus says the Lord, ‘I will return to Zion and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the City of Truth, and the mountain of the Lord of hosts will be called the Holy Mountain.’


Cross References

Psalm 78:58-59

For they provoked Him with their high places
And aroused His jealousy with their graven images.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The Lord will go forth like a warrior,
He will arouse His zeal like a man of war.
He will utter a shout, yes, He will raise a war cry.
He will prevail against His enemies.

Isaiah 59:17

He put on righteousness like a breastplate,
And a helmet of salvation on His head;
And He put on garments of vengeance for clothing
And wrapped Himself with zeal as a mantle.

Isaiah 63:4-6

“For the day of vengeance was in My heart,
And My year of redemption has come.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious habitation;
Where are Your zeal and Your mighty deeds?
The stirrings of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.

Ezekiel 36:5-6

therefore thus says the Lord God, “Surely in the fire of My jealousy I have spoken against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, who appropriated My land for themselves as a possession with wholehearted joy and with scorn of soul, to drive it out for a prey.”

Joel 2:18

Then the Lord will be zealous for His land
And will have pity on His people.

Nahum 1:2

A jealous and avenging God is the Lord;
The Lord is avenging and wrathful.
The Lord takes vengeance on His adversaries,
And He reserves wrath for His enemies.

Nahum 1:6

Who can stand before His indignation?
Who can endure the burning of His anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire
And the rocks are broken up by Him.

Zechariah 1:14-16

So the angel who was speaking with me said to me, “Proclaim, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and Zion.

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