Deuteronomy 32:16

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They prouoked him to ielousie with strange gods, with abominations prouoked they him to anger.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They made Him jealous with strange {gods;} With abominations they provoked Him to anger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They moved him to jealousy with strange `gods'; With abominations provoked they him to anger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The honour which was his they gave to strange gods; by their disgusting ways he was moved to wrath.
- Basic English Bible

They moved him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke him to anger.
- Darby Bible

They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations they provoked him to anger.
- Webster's Bible

They moved him to jealousy with strange [gods]. They provoked him to anger with abominations.
- World English Bible

They make Him zealous with strangers, With abominations they make Him angry.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They roused Him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations did they provoke Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 32:16


32:16 To jealousy - To anger and fury, for jealousy is the rage of a man. And withall it implies the ground of his anger, their falseness to God whom they had accepted as their husband, and their spiritual whoredom with other gods.


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