God is indeed a jealous God —
He cannot bear to see
That we had rather not with Him
But with each other play.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem God is indeed a jealous God —


  1. Linda says:

    I agree that everything He did He did for us. He gave His only Son to save us. But the Bible says that God is a jealous God in a sense that He don’t want us to put anything or anyone before Him.

  2. Laura says:

    God is a jealous God it says so in the Bible. Exodus 34:14 Do not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

  3. susana says:

    well i didn’t like this poem because i don’t think that god is a jealous gos because he gave his life for us sinners and she says that he is jealous i think that it is wrong

  4. Christina says:

    I KNOW that my God is NOT a jealous God.. He takes pride in his creations and IS NOT jealous of them in any way.. Because he made us in his image.. There is NOTHNG for him to envy.

  5. alexis rodriguez says:

    i think that this poem means that people see god as a jealous god because sometimes when people do good in life and have it all accomplished they end up passing away.

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