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Lexicon :: Strong's G2206 - zēloō

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ζηλόω
Transliteration
zēloō (Key)
Pronunciation
dzay-lo'-o
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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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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:9 - “The patriarchs became G2206 jealous G2206 of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:5 - But the Jews, becoming G2206 jealous G2206 and taking along some wicked men from the marketplace, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and they attacked the house of Jason and were seeking to bring them out to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But earnestly G2206 desire G2206 the greater gifts.
And yet, I am going to show you a far better way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love is patient, love is kind, it is G2206 not jealous G2206; love does not brag, it is not arrogant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, yet earnestly G2206 desire G2206 spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:39 - Therefore, my brothers and sisters, earnestly G2206 desire G2206 to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:2 - For I am G2206 jealous G2206 for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:17 - They eagerly G2206 seek G2206 you, not [fn]in a commendable way, but they want to shut you out so that you will seek G2206 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:18 - But it is good always to be eagerly G2206 sought G2206 [fn]in a commendable way, and not only when I am present with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - You lust and do not have, so you commit murder. And you are G2206 envious G2206 and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - ‘Those whom I love, I rebuke and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.

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