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  #2205 ζῆλος zelos {dzay'-los}

 from G2204; TDNT - 2:877,297; n m/n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) excitement of mind, ardour, fervour of spirit
    1a) zeal, ardour in embracing, pursuing, defending anything
        1a1) zeal in behalf of, for a person or thing
        1a2) the fierceness of indignation, punitive zeal
    1b) an envious and contentious rivalry, jealousy

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G2204; properly heat, that is, (figuratively) "zeal" (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband [figuratively of God], or an enemy, malice):—emulation, envy (-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2205a.
  • ζηλευ´ω
  • zēleuō; a late form of 2206; to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be zealous or jealous:—
  • NASB - zealous(1).

  • #2205b.
  • ζη῀λος
  • zēlos; prob. from 2204; zeal, jealousy:—
  • NASB - fury(1), jealousy(9), zeal(6).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - zeal 6, envying 5, indignation 2, envy 1, fervent mind 1,
      jealousy 1, emulation 1; 17
Galatians 5:20.
Acts 13:45.
Romans 13:13. 1 Corinthians 3:3. James 3:14, 16.
2 Corinthians 12:20.
Acts 5:17. Hebrews 10:27.
2 Corinthians 11:2.
2 Corinthians 7:7.
John 2:17. Romans 10:2. 2 Corinthians 7:11. Philippians 3:6. Colossians 4:13.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
2 Corinthians 9:2.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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