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Lexicon :: Strong's H7068 - qin'â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
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 a spirit of jealousy H7068 comes over him and he is jealous of his wife when she has defiled herself, or if a spirit 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 one-tenth of an [fn]ephah of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, H7068 a grain offering of memorial, a reminder of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - ‘The priest shall then have the woman stand before the LORD and let the hair of the woman’s head go loose, and place the grain offering of memorial [fn]in her hands, which 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 - ‘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, being under the authority of her husband, goes astray and defiles herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - or when a spirit of jealousy H7068 comes over a man and he is jealous of his wife, he shall then make the woman stand before the LORD, and the priest shall apply all this law to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - “Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy H7068 among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy. H7068
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - “The LORD shall never be willing to forgive him, but rather the anger of the LORD and His jealousy H7068 will [fn]burn against that man, and every curse which is written in this book will [fn]rest on him, and the LORD will blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:16 - He said, “Come with me and see my zeal H7068 for the LORD.” So [fn]he made him ride in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - ‘For out of Jerusalem will go forth a remnant, and out of Mount Zion [fn]survivors. The zeal H7068 of [fn]the LORD will perform this.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - “For anger H7068 slays the foolish man,
And jealousy H7068 kills the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:9 - For zeal H7068 for Your house has consumed me,
And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 - How long, O 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 adversaries have forgotten Your words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy H7068 [fn]enrages a man,
And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A tranquil heart is life to the body,
But passion 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 man and his neighbor. This too is [fn]vanity 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 [fn]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 flashes are flashes of fire,
[fn]The very 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 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 hosts will accomplish this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - Then the jealousy H7068 of Ephraim will depart,
And those who harass Judah will be cut off;
Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah,
And Judah will not harass Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - O 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 will go forth a remnant and out of Mount Zion [fn]survivors. The zeal H7068 of the LORD of hosts will perform this.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD will go forth like a warrior,
He will arouse His zeal H7068 like a man of war.
He will utter a shout, yes, 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 mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious 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 - ‘Thus My anger will be spent and I will [fn]satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be [fn]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 - He stretched out the form of a hand and caught 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 entrance of the [fn]north gate of the inner court, 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 - “Thus I will judge you like 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 calm My fury against you and My jealousy H7068 will depart from you, and I will be pacified and angry no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:25 - ‘I will set My jealousy H7068 against you, 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 showed because of your hatred against them; so I will make Myself known among them when I judge you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Surely 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 scorn of soul, to drive it out for a prey.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - ‘Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, “Thus says the Lord GOD, ‘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 surely 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 deliver them
On the day of the LORDS wrath;
And all the earth will be devoured
In the fire of His jealousy, H7068
For He will make a complete end,
Indeed a terrifying 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, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, “I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - “Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘I am exceedingly jealous for Zion, yes, with great wrath I am jealous for her.’

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