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Deuteronomy 32:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They moved him to jealousy with strange [gods]; With abominations provoked they him to anger.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They provoked him to jealousy with strange [gods], with abominations provoked they him to anger.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “They made Him jealous with strange [gods]; With abominations they provoked Him to anger.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They provoked him to jealousy with strange [gods], with abominations they provoked him to anger.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They moved him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke him to anger.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— They moved him to jealousy with foreign [gods],—With abominations, angered they him:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They make Him zealous with strangers, With abominations they make Him angry.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They provoked him by strange gods, and stirred him up to anger, with their abominations.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They prouoked him to ielousie with strange [gods], with abominations prouoked they him to anger.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They provoked me to anger with strange gods; with their abominations they bitterly angered me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They provoked him to jealousy with strange [elohim], with abominations provoked they him to anger.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They provoked him to jealousy 7065
{7065} Prime
קָנָא
qana'
{kaw-naw'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) zealous, that is, (in a bad sense) jealous or envious.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
with strange 2114
{2114} Prime
זוּר
zuwr
{zoor}
A primitive root; to turn aside (especially for lodging); hence to be a foreigner, strange, profane; specifically (active participle) to commit adultery.
z8801
<8801> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 309
[lhm אֱלֹהִים], with abominations 8441
{8441} Prime
תּוֹעֵבָה
tow`ebah
{to-ay-baw'}
Feminine active participle of H8581; properly something disgusting (morally), that is, (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol.
provoked they him to anger. 3707
{3707} Prime
כָּעַס
ka`ac
{kaw-as'}
A primitive root; to trouble; by implication to grieve, rage, be indignant.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 32:15-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Deuteronomy 32:16

They provoked him to jealousy with (k) strange [gods], with abominations provoked they him to anger.

(k) By changing his service for their superstitions.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
provoked:

Deuteronomy 5:9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of them that hate me,
1 Kings 14:22 And Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins which they had committed, above all that their fathers had done.
Nahum 1:1-2 The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. ... 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.
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

abominations:

Deuteronomy 7:25 The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold [that is] on them, nor take [it] unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it [is] an abomination to the LORD thy God.
Leviticus 18:27 (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which [were] before you, and the land is defiled;)
2 Kings 23:13 And the high places that [were] before Jerusalem, which [were] on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, did the king defile.
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Lv 18:27. Dt 5:9; 7:25. 1K 14:22. 2K 23:13. Na 1:1. 1Co 10:22.

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