What Does The Bible Say About God Is Jealous?

What Does The Bible Say About God Is Jealous?

Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims

Exodus 20:5 – Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Exodus 34:14 – Adore not any strange god. The Lord his name is Jealous, he is a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 4:24 – Because the Lord thy God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Psalms 77:58 – They provoked him to anger on their hills: and moved him to jealousy with their graven things.

Ezechiel 39:25 – Therefore, thus saith the Lord God: Now will I bring back the captivity of Jacob, and will have mercy on all the house of Israel: and I will be jealous for my holy name.

Nahum 1:2 – The Lord is a jealous God, and a revenger: the Lord is a revenger, and hath wrath: the Lord taketh vengeance on his adversaries, and he is angry with his enemies.

Zephaniah 1:18 – Neither shall their silver and their gold be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord: all the land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy, for he shall make even a speedy destruction of all them that dwell in the land.

Zachariah 8:2 – Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I have been jealous for Sion with a great jealousy, and with a great indignation have I been jealous for her.


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