Parallel Verses

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.

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.’

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 [demanding what is rightfully and uniquely mine], 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 Again the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying, 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury. 3 Thus saith the LORD; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts the holy mountain.


Cross References

Psalm 78:58-59

For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.

Isaiah 59:17

For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.

Isaiah 63:4-6

For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Ezekiel 36:5-6

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.

Joel 2:18

Then will the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.

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.

Nahum 1:6

Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.

Zechariah 1:14-16

So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.

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