For the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God is none other than Jesus Christ

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Received the following question on Quora asking me to explain Exodus 34:14:

Exodus 34:14 King James Bible

“For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:”

Exodus 34:14 this is LAW part of the 10 commandments in which God demands we worship no other God. 

The meaning of The LORD (all in caps here is clear that this is Jesus Christ himself) as someone to desire and tolerating no unfaithfulness. 

If we examine the word Jealous in Hebrew Strongs H7065 to the Ancient Hebrew Lexicon 1428: The word means ZEALOUS as a parent bird guards over and protects the nest and eggs from predators. We also see the word Jealous is Zeal in etymology 12th century c. 1200, gelus, later jelus, "possessive and suspicious,"), from Old French jalos/gelos "keen, zealous; avaricious; jealous" (12c., Modern French jaloux), from Late Latin zelosus, from zelus "zeal," from Greek zēlos, which sometimes meant "jealousy," but more often was used in a good sense ("emulation, rivalry, zeal"), from PIE root *ya- "to seek, request, desire" (see zeal). In biblical language (early 13c.) "tolerating no unfaithfulness.

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