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Lexicon :: Strong's H7068 - qin'â

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2038a

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 H7068 come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy H7068 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 he shall bring her offering 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 an offering of jealousy, H7068 an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and uncover the woman's head, and put the offering of memorial in her hands, which is the jealousy H7068 offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the curse:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:25 - Then the priest shall take the jealousy H7068 offering out of the woman's hand, and shall wave the offering before the LORD, and offer it upon the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - This is the law of jealousies, H7068 when a wife goeth aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - Or when the spirit of jealousy H7068 cometh upon him, and he be jealous over his wife, and shall set the woman before the LORD, 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, while he was zealous for my sake H7068 among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy. H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - The LORD will not spare him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy H7068 shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the LORD shall blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:16 - And he said, Come with me, and see my zeal H7068 for the LORD. So they made him ride in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and they that escape out of mount Zion: the zeal H7068 of the LORD of hosts shall do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy H7068 slayeth the silly one.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:9 - For the zeal H7068 of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 - How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy H7068 burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:139 - My zeal H7068 hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy H7068 is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy H7068 the rottenness of the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 - Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:4 - Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied H7068 of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:6 - Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, H7068 is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy H7068 is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:7 - Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal H7068 of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - The envy H7068 also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - LORD, when thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy H7068 at the people; yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:32 - For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and they that escape out of mount Zion: the zeal H7068 of the LORD of hosts shall do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy H7068 like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:17 - For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal H7068 as a cloke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal H7068 and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - Thus shall mine anger be accomplished, and I will cause my fury to rest upon them, and I will be comforted: and they shall know that I the LORD have spoken it in my zeal, H7068 when I have accomplished my fury in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:3 - And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, H7068 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 at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy H7068 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 give thee blood in fury and jealousy. H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:42 - So will I make my fury toward thee to rest, and my jealousy H7068 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 H7068 against thee, and they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears; and thy remnant 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 GOD, I will even do according to thine anger, and according to thine envy H7068 which thou hast used out of thy hatred against them; and I will make myself known among them, when I have judged thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy H7068 have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy H7068 and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame of the heathen:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:19 - For in my jealousy H7068 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 the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: H7068 for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, 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. H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:14 - So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy. H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, H7068 and I was jealous for her with great fury.
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