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Lexicon :: Strong's G2206 - zēloō

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ζηλόω
Transliteration
zēloō
Pronunciation
zā-lo'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:882,297

Strong’s Definitions

ζηλόω zēlóō, dzay-lo'-o; from G2205; to have warmth of feeling for or against:—affect, covet (earnestly), (have) desire, (move with) envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous(-ly affect).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G2206 in the following manner: zealously affect (2x), more with envy (2x), envy (1x), be zealous (1x), affect (1x), desire (1x), covet (1x), covet earnestly (1x), miscellaneous (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G2206 in the following manner: zealously affect (2x), more with envy (2x), envy (1x), be zealous (1x), affect (1x), desire (1x), covet (1x), covet earnestly (1x), miscellaneous (2x).
  1. to burn with zeal

    1. to be heated or to boil with envy, hatred, anger

      1. in a good sense, to be zealous in the pursuit of good

    2. to desire earnestly, pursue

      1. to desire one earnestly, to strive after, busy one's self about him

      2. to exert one's self for one (that he may not be torn from me)

      3. to be the object of the zeal of others, to be zealously sought after

    3. to envy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζηλόω zēlóō, dzay-lo'-o; from G2205; to have warmth of feeling for or against:—affect, covet (earnestly), (have) desire, (move with) envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous(-ly affect).
STRONGS NT 2206: ζηλεύω
ζηλεύω; equivalent to ζηλόω, which see;
1. to envy, be jealous: Simplicius in Epictetus c. 26, p. 131, Salinas edition. (c. 19, 2, p. 56, 34 Didot) οὐδείς τῶν τ' ἀγαθόν τό ἀνθρώπινον ζητούντων φθονει ζηλευει πότε.
2. in a good sense, to imitate emulously, strive after: ἔργα ἀρετῆς, οὐ λόγους, Demosthenes quoted in Stab. flor. app. 14, 7, iv. 384, Gaisf. edition; intransitive, to be full of zeal for good, be zealous: Revelation 3:19 L T Tr text WH, for Rec. ζήλωσον (cf. WH's Appendix, p. 171).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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Revelation
3:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2206 matches the Greek ζηλόω (zēloō),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:9 - “And the patriarchs, becoming envious, sold Joseph into Egypt. But God was with him
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:5 - But the Jews who were not persuaded, becoming envious,[fn] took some of the evil men from the marketplace, and gathering a mob, set all the city in an uproar and attacked the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But earnestly desire the best[fn] gifts. And yet I show you a more excellent way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, and desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:39 - Therefore, brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak with tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:2 - For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:17 - They zealously court you, but for no good; yes, they want to exclude you, that you may be zealous for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:18 - But it is good to be zealous in a good thing always, and not only when I am present with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet[fn] you do not have because you do not ask.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
 
 
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