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Lexicon :: Strong's G2206 - zēloō

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ζηλόω
Transliteration
zēloō (Key)
Pronunciation
za-lo'-o (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, moved with envy, G2206 sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:5 - But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, G2206 took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But covet earnestly G2206 the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth G2206 not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Follow after charity, and desire G2206 spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:39 - Wherefore, brethren, covet G2206 to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:2 - For I am jealous G2206 over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:17 - They zealously affect G2206 you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect G2206 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:18 - But it is good to be zealously affected G2206 always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, G2206 and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous G2206 therefore, and repent.
 
 
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