Exodus 20:5-6

The Ten Commandments

5 e You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am f a jealous God, g visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, 6 but showing steadfast love to thousands 1 of those who love me and keep my commandments.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 23:24
    You shall not bow down to their gods nor serve them, nor do as they do, but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their pillars in pieces.
    Joshua 23:7
    That you may not mix with these nations remaining among you or make mention of the names of their gods or swear by them or serve them or bow down to them.
  2. Cross References
    Exodus 34:14
    (for you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God).
    Deuteronomy 4:24
    For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
    Deuteronomy 6:15
    For the Lord your God in your midst is a jealous God - lest the anger of the Lord your God be kindled against you, and he destroy you from off the face of the earth.
    Joshua 24:19
    But Joshua said to the people, "You are not able to serve the Lord, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions or your sins.
    Nahum 1:2
    The Lord is a jealous and avenging God; the Lord is avenging and wrathful; the Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries and keeps wrath for his enemies.
  3. Cross References
    Exodus 34:7
    Keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving...
    Numbers 14:18
    'The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in ste...
    Psalms 79:8
    Do not remember against us our former iniquitie...
    Psalms 109:14
    May the iniquity of his fathers be remembered b...
    Isaiah 65:6 - 7
    Behold, it is written before me: "I will not ke...
    Jeremiah 32:18
    You show steadfast love to thousands, but you r...
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