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Deuteronomy 32:16

    Deuteronomy 32:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They moved him to jealousy with strange gods ; With abominations provoked they him to anger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    They moved him to jealousy with strange gods ; With abominations provoked they him to anger.

    World English Bible

    They moved him to jealousy with strange [gods]. They provoked him to anger with abominations.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They moved him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations provoked they him to anger.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 32:16

    They provoked him to jealousy - The language is borrowed from the matrimonial relationship, as in Deuteronomy 31:16.

    Wesley's Notes on 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.