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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 if the spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he is jealous of his wife who has defiled herself; or if the spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he is jealous of his wife, though she has not defiled herself;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - then the man shall bring his wife to the priest, and bring the offering required of her, a tenth of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it and put no frankincense on it, for it is a cereal offering of jealousy, a cereal offering of remembrance, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and unbind the hair of the woman's head, and place in her hands the cereal offering of remembrance, which is the cereal offering of jealousy. And in his hand the priest shall have the water of bitterness that brings the curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:25 - And the priest shall take the cereal offering of jealousy out of the woman's hand, and shall wave the cereal offering before the LORD and bring it to the altar;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - "This is the law in cases of jealousy, when a wife, though under her husband's authority, goes astray and defiles herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - or when the spirit of jealousy comes upon a man and he is jealous of his wife; then he shall set the woman before the LORD, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - "Phin'ehas the son of Elea'zar, son of Aaron the priest, has turned back my wrath from the people of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I did not consume the people of Israel in my jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - The LORD would not pardon him, but rather the anger of the LORD and his jealousy would smoke against that man, and the curses written in this book would settle upon him, and the LORD would blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:16 - And he said, "Come with me, and see my zeal for the LORD." So he had him ride in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - for out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and out of Mount Zion a band of survivors. The zeal of the LORD will do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - Surely vexation kills the fool, and jealousy slays the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:9 - For zeal for thy house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult thee have fallen on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 - How long, O LORD? Wilt thou be angry for ever? Will thy jealous wrath burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:139 - My zeal consumes me, because my foes forget thy words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy makes a man furious, and he will not spare when he takes revenge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A tranquil mind gives life to the flesh, but passion makes the bones rot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 - Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming; but who can stand before jealousy?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:4 - Then I saw that all toil and all skill in work come from a man's envy of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:6 - Their love and their hate and their envy have already perished, and they have no more for ever any share in all that is done under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as death, jealousy is cruel as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, a most vehement flame.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:7 - Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David, and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and for evermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - The jealousy of E'phraim shall depart, and those who harass Judah shall be cut off; E'phraim shall not be jealous of Judah, and Judah shall not harass E'phraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - O LORD, thy hand is lifted up, but they see it not. Let them see thy zeal for thy people, and be ashamed. Let the fire for thy adversaries consume them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:32 - for out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and out of Mount Zion a band of survivors. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD goes forth like a mighty man, like a man of war he stirs up his fury; he cries out, he shouts aloud, he shows himself mighty against his foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:17 - He put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and wrapped himself in fury as a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven and see, from thy holy and glorious habitation. Where are thy zeal and thy might? The yearning of thy heart and thy compassion are withheld from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - "Thus shall my anger spend itself, and I will vent my fury upon them and satisfy myself; and they shall know that I, the LORD, have spoken in my jealousy, when I spend my fury upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:3 - 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 visions of God to Jerusalem, to the entrance of the gateway of the inner court that faces north, where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provokes to jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:5 - Then he said to me, "Son of man, lift up your eyes now in the direction of the north." So I lifted up my eyes toward the north, and behold, north of the altar gate, in the entrance, was this image of jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:38 - And I will judge you as women who break wedlock and shed blood are judged, and bring upon you the blood of wrath and jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:42 - So will I satisfy my fury on you, and my jealousy shall depart from you; I will be calm, and will no more be angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:25 - And I will direct my indignation against you, that they may deal with you in fury. They shall cut off your nose and your ears, and your survivors shall fall by the sword. They shall seize your sons and your daughters, and your survivors shall be devoured by fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:11 - therefore, as I live, says the Lord GOD, I will deal with you according to the anger and envy which you showed because of your hatred against them; and I will make myself known among you, when I judge you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore thus says the Lord GOD: I speak in my hot jealousy against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, who gave my land to themselves as a possession with wholehearted joy and utter contempt, that they might possess it and plunder it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys, Thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I speak in my jealous wrath, because you have suffered the reproach of the nations;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:19 - For in my jealousy and in my blazing wrath I declare, On 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 on the day of the wrath of the LORD. In the fire of his jealous wrath, all the earth shall be consumed; for a full, yea, sudden end he will make of all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - "Therefore wait for me," says the LORD, "for the day when I arise as a witness. For my decision is to gather nations, to assemble kingdoms, to pour out upon them my indignation, all the heat of my anger; for in the fire of my jealous wrath all the earth shall be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:14 - So the angel who talked with me said to me, 'Cry out, Thus says the LORD of hosts: I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - "Thus says the LORD of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.
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