Deuteronomy 32:16
New International Version
They made him jealous with their foreign gods and angered him with their detestable idols.

New Living Translation
They stirred up his jealousy by worshiping foreign gods; they provoked his fury with detestable deeds.

English Standard Version
They stirred him to jealousy with strange gods; with abominations they provoked him to anger.

Berean Study Bible
They provoked His jealousy with foreign gods; they enraged Him with abominations.

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

New King James Version
They provoked Him to jealousy with foreign gods; With abominations they provoked Him to anger.

New American Standard Bible
“They made Him jealous with strange gods; With abominations they provoked Him to anger.

NASB 1995
“They made Him jealous with strange gods; With abominations they provoked Him to anger.

NASB 1977
“They made Him jealous with strange gods; With abominations they provoked Him to anger.

Amplified Bible
“They provoked Him to jealousy with strange gods [by denying Him the honor and loyalty that is rightfully and uniquely His]; And with repulsive acts they provoked Him to anger.

Christian Standard Bible
They provoked his jealousy with different gods; they enraged him with detestable practices.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They provoked His jealousy with foreign gods; they enraged Him with detestable practices.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He made him jealous with foreigners and he angered him with idols.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They provoked me to anger with strange gods; with their abominations they bitterly angered me.

Contemporary English Version
You made God jealous and angry by worshiping disgusting idols and foreign gods.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They provoked him by strange gods, and stirred him up to anger, with their abominations.

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

Good News Translation
Their idolatry made the LORD jealous; the evil they did made him angry.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They made him furious because they worshiped foreign gods and angered him because they worshiped worthless idols.

International Standard Version
They provoked him to jealousy over foreigners and to anger over detestable things.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They roused Him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke Him.

Literal Standard Version
They make Him zealous with strangers, They make Him angry with abominations.

NET Bible
They made him jealous with other gods, they enraged him with abhorrent idols.

New Heart English Bible
They moved him to jealousy with strange gods. They provoked him to anger with abominations.

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

Young's Literal Translation
They make Him zealous with strangers, With abominations they make Him angry.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Song of Moses
15But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked—becoming fat, bloated, and gorged. He abandoned the God who made him and scorned the Rock of his salvation. 16They provoked His jealousy with foreign gods; they enraged Him with abominations. 17They sacrificed to demons, not to God, to gods they had not known, to newly arrived gods, which your fathers did not fear.…

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.

Psalm 78:58
They enraged Him with their high places and provoked His jealousy with their idols.

Psalm 106:29
So they provoked the LORD to anger with their deeds, and a plague broke out among them.

Isaiah 43:12
I alone decreed and saved and proclaimed--I, and not some foreign god among you. So you are My witnesses," declares the LORD, "that I am God.

Jeremiah 2:25
You should have kept your feet from going bare and your throat from being thirsty. But you said, 'It is hopeless! For I love foreign gods, and I must go after them.'

Jeremiah 7:18
The sons gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead the dough to make cakes for the Queen of Heaven; they pour out drink offerings to other gods to provoke Me to anger.

Ezekiel 8:3
He stretched out what looked like a hand and took me by the hair of my head. Then the Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven and carried me in visions of God to Jerusalem, to the entrance of the north gate of the inner court, where the idol that provokes jealousy was seated.


Treasury of Scripture

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

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…

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.









Verse 16. - They provoked him to jealousy. God had bound Israel to himself as by the marriage bond, and they by their unfaithfulness had incited him to jealousy (cf. Deuteronomy 31:16; Exodus 34:15; Isaiah 54:5; Hosea 1, etc.). Strange gods (cf. Jeremiah 2:25; Jeremiah 3:13).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They provoked His jealousy
יַקְנִאֻ֖הוּ (yaq·ni·’u·hū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7065: To be, zealous, jealous, envious

with foreign gods;
בְּזָרִ֑ים (bə·zā·rîm)
Preposition-b | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 2114: To turn aside, to be a, foreigner, strange, profane, to commit adultery

they enraged Him
יַכְעִיסֻֽהוּ׃ (yaḵ·‘î·su·hū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3707: To trouble, to grieve, rage, be indignant

with abominations.
בְּתוֹעֵבֹ֖ת (bə·ṯō·w·‘ê·ḇōṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8441: Something disgusting, an abhorrence, idolatry, an idol


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