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Lexicon :: Strong's H7068 - qin'â

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feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

קִנְאָה qinʼâh, kin-aw'; from H7065; jealousy or envy:—envy(-ied), jealousy, × sake, zeal.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H7068 in the following manner: jealousy (25x), zeal (9x), envy (8x), for my sake (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H7068 in the following manner: jealousy (25x), zeal (9x), envy (8x), for my sake (1x).
  1. ardour, zeal, jealousy

    1. ardour, jealousy, jealous disposition (of husband)

      1. sexual passion

    2. ardour of zeal (of religious zeal)

      1. of men for God

      2. of men for the house of God

      3. of God for his people

    3. ardour of anger

      1. of men against adversaries

      2. of God against men

    4. envy (of man)

    5. jealousy (resulting in the wrath of God)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קִנְאָה qinʼâh, kin-aw'; from H7065; jealousy or envy:—envy(-ied), jealousy, × sake, zeal.
STRONGS H7068: Abbreviations
קִנְאָה noun feminine ardour, zeal, jealousy (from colour produced in face by deep emotion); — absolute ק׳ Numbers 5:14 +; construct קִנְאַת Isaiah 9:6; suffix קִנְאָתִי Numbers 25:11 +, etc.; plural קְנָאֹת Numbers 5:15, 18, 25, 29; —
1. ardour of jealousy of husband Proverbs 6:34; Proverbs 27:4; רוּחַ ק׳ jealous disposition Numbers 5:14 (twice in verse); Numbers 5:30 (P); offering for jealousy, מנחת ק׳ Numbers 5:15.18.25 (P); תּוֺרַת הק׳ Numbers 5:29 (P); of rivalry Ecclesiastes 4:4; Ecclesiastes 9:6; Ephraim against Judah Isaiah 11:13; ardent love, || אחכה Songs 8:6.
2. ardour of zeal:
a. of men for God Numbers 25:11 (twice in verse)(P) 2 Kings 10:26; for the house of י׳ Psalm 69:10.
b. of God for his people, especially in battle Isaiah 42:13; Isaiah 63:15; Zechariah 1:14; Zechariah 8:2; מְעִיל ק׳ Isaiah 59:17; תעשׂה וצת י׳ ק׳ Isaiah 9:6; Isaiah 37:32 = 2 Kings 19:31.
3. ardour of anger:
a. of men against adversaries Psalm 119:139; Job 5:2 (|| כעשׂ), Proverbs 14:30 (opposed to מַרְפֵּא לֵב).
b. of God against men, || חֵמָה Ezekiel 5:13; Ezekiel 16:38, 42; Ezekiel 23:25; Ezekiel 36:6; || עֶבְרָה Ezekiel 38:19; || אַף Deuteronomy 29:19; Ezekiel 35:11; + אֵשׁ Isaiah 26:11; Ezekiel 36:5; Zephaniah 1:18; Zephaniah 3:8; Psalm 79:5; הַמַּקְנֶה סֵמֶל הַק׳ Ezekiel 8:3 the anger-image provoking to anger; הק׳ ס׳ alone Ezekiel 8:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:14; 5:14; 5:15; 5:15; 5:18; 5:18; 5:25; 5:25; 5:29; 5:29; 5:30; 25:11; 25:11



2 Kings

10:26; 19:31




69:10; 79:5; 119:139


6:34; 14:30; 27:4


4:4; 9:6

Song of Songs



9:6; 9:6; 11:13; 26:11; 37:32; 42:13; 59:17; 63:15


5:13; 8:3; 8:5; 16:38; 16:42; 23:25; 35:11; 36:5; 36:6; 38:19


1:18; 3:8


1:14; 8:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7068 matches the Hebrew קִנְאָה (qin'â),
which occurs 43 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:14 - and the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be not defiled:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and shall bring her oblation for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a meal-offering of jealousy, a meal-offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - And the priest shall set the woman before Jehovah, and let the hair of the woman’s head go loose, and put the meal-offering of memorial in her hands, which is the meal-offering of jealousy: and the priest shall have in his hand the water of bitterness that causeth the curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:25 - And the priest shall take the meal-offering of jealousy out of the woman’s hand, and shall wave the meal-offering before Jehovah, and bring it unto the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - This is the law of jealousy, when a wife, being under her husband, goeth aside, and is defiled;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon a man, and he is jealous of his wife; then shall he set the woman before Jehovah, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - Jehovah will not pardon him, but then the anger of Jehovah and his jealousy will smoke against that man, and all the curse that is written in this book shall lie upon him, and Jehovah will blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:16 - And he said, Come with me, and see my zeal for Jehovah. So they made him ride in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and out of mount Zion they that shall escape: the zeal of Jehovah shall perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 -
For vexation killeth the foolish man,
And jealousy slayeth the silly one.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:9 -
For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up;
And the reproaches of them that reproach thee are fallen upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 -
How long, O Jehovah? wilt thou be angry for ever?
Shall thy jealousy burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:139 -
My zeal hath consumed me,
Because mine adversaries have forgotten thy words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 -
For jealousy is the rage of a man;
And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 -
A tranquil heart is the life of the flesh;
But envy is the rottenness of the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 -
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming;
But who is able to stand before jealousy?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:4 - Then I saw all labor and every skilful work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:6 - As well their love, as their hatred and their envy, is perished long ago; neither have they any more a portion for ever in anything that is done under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 -
Set me as a seal upon thy heart,
As a seal upon thine arm:
For love is strong as death;
Jealousy is cruel as Sheol;
The flashes thereof are flashes of fire,
A very flame of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:7 - Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and they that vex Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - Jehovah, thy hand is lifted up, yet they see not: but they shall see thy zeal for the people, and be put to shame; yea, fire shall devour thine adversaries.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:32 - For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and out of mount Zion they that shall escape. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - Jehovah will go forth as a mighty man; he will stir up his zeal like a man of war: he will cry, yea, he will shout aloud; he will do mightily against his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:17 - And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? the yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - Thus shall mine anger be accomplished, and I will cause my wrath toward them to rest, and I shall be comforted: and they shall know that I, Jehovah, have spoken in my zeal, when I have accomplished my wrath upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:3 - And he put forth the form of a hand, and took me by a lock of my head; and the Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the gate of the inner court that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:5 - Then said he unto me, Son of man, lift up thine eyes now the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and behold, northward of the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:38 - And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring upon thee the blood of wrath and jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:42 - So will I cause my wrath toward thee to rest, and my jealousy shall depart from thee, and I will be quiet, and will be no more angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:25 - And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal with thee in fury; they shall take away thy nose and thine ears; and thy residue shall fall by the sword: they shall take thy sons and thy daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:11 - therefore, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will do according to thine anger, and according to thine envy which thou hast showed out of thy hatred against them; and I will make myself known among them, when I shall judge thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the nations, and against all Edom, that have appointed my land unto themselves for a possession with the joy of all their heart, with despite of soul, to cast it out for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my wrath, because ye have borne the shame of the nations:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:19 - For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:18 - Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of Jehovah’s wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all them that dwell in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - Therefore wait ye for me, saith Jehovah, until the day that I rise up to the prey; for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger; for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:14 - So the angel that talked with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.
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