1 Corinthians 10:22
New International Version
Are we trying to arouse the Lord's jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

New Living Translation
What? Do we dare to rouse the Lord’s jealousy? Do you think we are stronger than he is?

English Standard Version
Shall we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Berean Study Bible
Are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?

Berean Literal Bible
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?

King James Bible
Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

New King James Version
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?

New American Standard Bible
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?

NASB 1995
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?

NASB 1977
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?

Amplified Bible
Do we [really] provoke the Lord to jealousy [when we eat food sacrificed to handmade “gods” at pagan feasts]? Are we [spiritually] stronger than He? [Certainly not! He knows that the idols are nothing. But we deeply offend Him.]

Christian Standard Bible
Or are we provoking the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Or are we provoking the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?"

American Standard Version
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Or do we make our Lord envious? Are we stronger than he?

Contemporary English Version
We would make the Lord jealous if we did this. And we are not stronger than the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy ? Are we stronger than he? All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient.

English Revised Version
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

Good News Translation
Or do we want to make the Lord jealous? Do we think that we are stronger than he?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Are we trying to make the Lord jealous? Are we stronger than he is?

International Standard Version
or you'll provoke the Lord to jealousy, won't you? Are we stronger than he is?

Literal Standard Version
do we arouse the LORD to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?

NET Bible
Or are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we really stronger than he is?

New Heart English Bible
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Weymouth New Testament
Or are we actually arousing the Lord to jealousy. Are we stronger than He is?

World English Bible
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Young's Literal Translation
do we arouse the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than He?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Flee from Idolatry
21You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot partake in the table of the Lord and the table of demons too. 22 Are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He? 23“Everything is permissible,” but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible,” but not everything is edifying.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:21
They have provoked My jealousy by that which is not God; they have enraged Me with their worthless idols. So I will make them jealous by those who are not a people; I will make them angry by a nation without understanding.

1 Kings 14:22
And Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and by the sins they committed they provoked Him to jealous anger more than all their fathers had done.

Ecclesiastes 6:10
Whatever exists was named long ago, and what happens to a man is foreknown; but he cannot contend with one stronger than he.

Isaiah 45:9
Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker--one clay pot among many. Does the clay ask the potter, 'What are you making?' Does your work say, 'He has no hands'?

Jeremiah 7:19
But am I the One they are provoking? declares the LORD. Is it not themselves they spite, to their own shame?

Jeremiah 44:8
Why are you provoking Me to anger by the work of your hands by burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you have gone to reside? As a result, you will be cut off and will become an object of cursing and reproach among all the nations of the earth.


Treasury of Scripture

Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

we provoke.

Exodus 20:5
Thou shalt not bow down thyself to 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;

Exodus 34:14
For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Deuteronomy 4:24
For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.

are.

Job 9:4
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?

Job 40:9-14
Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him? …

Ezekiel 22:14
Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with thee? I the LORD have spoken it, and will do it.









Verse 22. - Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? (Deuteronomy 32:21," They have moved me to jealousy by that which is not God"). The expression, "a jealous God," is used in the second commandment with express reference to idolatry, as in Exodus 34:14, 15. Are we stronger than he? Can we, therefore, with impunity, kindle his anger against us? "He is... mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?" (Job 9:4). Ver. 23 - 1 Corinthians 11:1. - Directions about eating idol offerings, founded on these principles.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Are we trying to provoke
παραζηλοῦμεν (parazēloumen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 3863: To make jealous, provoke to jealously, provoke to anger. From para and zeloo; to stimulate alongside, i.e. Excite to rivalry.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord {to jealousy}?
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Are we
ἐσμεν (esmen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

stronger
ἰσχυρότεροι (ischyroteroi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural - Comparative
Strong's 2478: Strong (originally and generally of physical strength); mighty, powerful, vehement, sure. From ischus; forcible.

than He?
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


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