Deuteronomy 32:16
Good News Translation
Their idolatry made the LORD jealous; the evil they did made him angry.

New Revised Standard Version
They made him jealous with strange gods, with abhorrent things they provoked him.

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

New American Bible
With strange gods they incited him, with abominations provoked him to anger.

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

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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


Deuteronomy 5:9 Thou shalt not adore them, and thou shalt not serve them. For I am the Lord thy God, a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon their children unto the third and fourth generation, to them that hate me,

1 Kings 14:22 And Juda did evil in the sight of the Lord, and provoked him above all that their fathers had done, in their sins which they committed.

Nahum 1:1,2 The burden of Ninive. The book of the vision of Nahum, the Elcesite. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he? All things are lawful for me: but all things are not expedient.


Deuteronomy 7:25 Their graven things thou shalt burn with fire: thou shalt not covet the silver and gold of which they are made, neither shalt thou take to thee any thing thereof, lest thou offend, because it is an abomination to the Lord thy God.

Leviticus 18:27 For all these detestable things the inhabitants of the land have done, that were before you, and have defiled it.

2 Kings 23:13 The high places also that were at Jerusalem, on the right side of the Mount of Offence, which Solomon, king of Israel, had built to Astaroth, the idol of the Sidonians, and to Chamos, the scandal of Moab, and to Melchom, the abomination of the children of Ammon, the king defiled.

The Song of Moses
15The beloved grew fat, and kicked: he grew fat, and thick and gross, he forsook God who made him, and departed from God his saviour. 16They provoked him by strange gods, and stirred him up to anger, with their abominations.17They sacrificed to devils and not to God: to gods whom they knew not: that were newly come up, whom their fathers worshipped not.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:21
They have provoked me with that which was no god, and have angered me with their vanities: and I will provoke them with that which is no people, and will vex them with a foolish nation.

Psalm 78:58
They provoked him to anger on their hills: and moved him to jealousy with their graven things.

Psalm 106:29
And they provoked him with their inventions: and destruction was multiplied among them.

Isaiah 43:12
I have declared, and have saved. I have made it heard, and there was no strange one among you. You are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and I am God.

Jeremiah 2:25
Keep thy foot from being bare, and thy throat from thirst. But thou saidst: I have lost all hope, I will not do it: for I have loved strangers, and I will walk after them.

Jeremiah 7:18
The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to offer libations to strange gods, and to provoke me to anger.

Ezekiel 8:3
And the likeness of a hand was put forth and took me by a lock of my head: and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the vision of God into Jerusalem, near the inner gate, that looked toward the north, where was set the idol of jealousy to provoke to jealousy.

Deuteronomy 32:15
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