|JEALOUSY, IMAGE OF |
The term for an idol in
Ezekiel 8:3,Ezekiel 8:5. The meaning is either that the idol evokes God's jealousy or that the idol is identified with Asherah, the goddess of passionate love. (Compare
2 Kings 21:7;
2 Chronicles 33:7.) See Jealousy.
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