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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 - [fn]if [fn]an attitude of jealousy H7068 comes over him and he is jealous of his wife when she has defiled herself, or if [fn]an attitude of jealousy H7068 comes over him and he is jealous of his wife when she has not defiled herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - the man shall then bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring as [fn]an offering for her a tenth of an [fn]ephah of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, because it is a grain offering of jealousy H7068, a grain offering of reminder, a reminder of wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - ‘The priest shall then have the woman stand before the LORD and let down the hair of the woman’s head, and place the grain offering of reminder [fn]in her hands, that is, the grain offering of jealousy H7068; and in the hand of the priest is to be the water of bitterness that brings a curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:25 - ‘And the priest shall take the grain offering of jealousy H7068 from the woman’s hand, and he shall wave the grain offering before the LORD and bring it to the altar;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - ‘This is the law of jealousy H7068: when a wife, who is under the authority of her husband, goes astray and defiles herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - or when [fn]an attitude of jealousy H7068 comes over a man and he is jealous of his wife, he shall then have the woman stand before the LORD, and the priest shall apply all of this law to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - “Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has averted My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was [fn]jealous with My [fn]jealousy H7068 among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My [fn]jealousy H7068.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - “The LORD will not be willing to forgive him, but rather the anger of the LORD and His wrath H7068 will [fn]burn against that person, and every curse that is written in this book will lie upon him, and the LORD will wipe out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:16 - Then he said, “Come with me and see my zeal H7068 for the LORD.” So [fn]he had him ride in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - ‘For out of Jerusalem will go a remnant, and survivors out of Mount Zion. The zeal H7068 of [fn]the LORD will perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - “For irritation H7068 kills the fool,
And jealousy H7068 brings death to the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:9 - For zeal H7068 for Your house has consumed me,
And the taunts of those who taunt You have fallen on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 - How long, LORD? Will You be angry forever?
Will Your jealousy H7068 burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:139 - My zeal H7068 has [fn]consumed me,
Because my enemies have forgotten Your words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy H7068 [fn]enrages a man,
And he will not have compassion on the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A tranquil heart is life to the body,
But jealousy H7068 is rottenness to the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 - Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood,
But who can stand before jealousy H7068?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:4 - I have seen that every labor and every skill which is done is the result of rivalry H7068 between a person and his neighbor. This too is futility and striving after wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:6 - Indeed their love, their hate, and their zeal H7068 have already perished, and they will no longer have a share in all that is done under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - “Put me like a seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death,
[fn]Jealousy H7068 is as severe as Sheol;
Its flames are flames of fire,
[fn]The flame of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:7 - There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace
On the throne of David and over [fn]his kingdom,
To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness
From then on and forevermore.
The zeal H7068 of the LORD of armies will accomplish this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - Then the jealousy H7068 of Ephraim will depart,
And those who harass Judah will be eliminated;
Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah,
And Judah will not harass Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - LORD, Your hand is lifted up, yet they do not see it.
[fn]They see Your zeal H7068 for the people and are put to shame;
Indeed, [fn]fire will devour Your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:32 - “For out of Jerusalem a remnant will go, and out of Mount Zion survivors. The zeal H7068 of the LORD of armies will perform this.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD will go out like a warrior,
He will stir His zeal H7068 like a man of war.
He will shout, indeed, He will raise a war cry.
He will prevail against His enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:17 - He put on righteousness like a breastplate,
And a helmet of salvation on His head;
And He put on garments of vengeance for clothing
And wrapped Himself with zeal H7068 as a cloak.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious lofty habitation;
Where are Your zeal H7068 and Your mighty deeds?
The stirrings of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - ‘Then My anger will be spent and I will satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be appeased; then they will know that I, the LORD, have spoken in My zeal H7068, when I have spent My wrath upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:3 - And He extended the form of a hand and took me by the hair 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 entrance of the [fn]north gate of the inner courtyard, where the seat of the idol of jealousy H7068, which provokes to jealousy, was located.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:5 - Then He said to me, “Son of man, raise your eyes now toward the north.” So I raised my eyes toward the north, and behold, to the north of the altar gate was this idol of jealousy H7068 at the entrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:38 - “So I will judge you as women who commit adultery or shed blood are judged; and I will bring on you the blood of wrath and jealousy H7068.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:42 - “So I will satisfy My fury against you and My jealousy H7068 will leave you, and I will be pacified and no longer be angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:25 - ‘I will set My jealousy H7068 against you, so that they may deal with you in wrath. They will remove your nose and your ears; and your [fn]survivors will fall by the sword. They will take your sons and your daughters; and your [fn]survivors will be consumed by the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:11 - therefore as I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “I will deal with you according to your anger and according to your envy H7068 which you displayed because of your hatred for them; so I will make Myself known among them when I judge you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore the Lord GOD says this: “Certainly in the fire of My jealousy H7068 I have spoken against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, who [fn]appropriated My land for themselves as a possession with wholehearted joy and with contempt of soul, in order to make its pastureland plunder.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - ‘Therefore prophesy in regard to the land of Israel and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, “This is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Behold, I have spoken in My jealousy H7068 and in My wrath because you have endured the insults of the nations.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:19 - “In My zeal H7068 and in My blazing wrath I declare that on that day there will certainly be a great [fn]earthquake in the land of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:18 - Neither their silver nor their gold
Will be able to save them
On the day of the LORD’S anger;
And all the earth will be devoured
By the fire of His jealousy H7068,
For He will make a complete end,
Indeed a horrifying one,
Of all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - “Therefore wait for Me,” declares the LORD,
“For the day when I rise up as a witness.
Indeed, My decision is to gather nations,
To assemble kingdoms,
To pour out on them My indignation,
All My burning anger;
For all the earth will be devoured
By the fire of My zeal H7068.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:14 - So the angel who was speaking with me said to me, “Proclaim, saying, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - “The LORD of armies says this: ‘I am exceedingly jealous for Zion, yes, with great wrath I am jealous for her.’
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