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Lexicon :: Strong's G2207 - zēlōtēs

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ζηλωτής
Transliteration
zēlōtēs (Key)
Pronunciation
dzay-lo-tace'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:882,297

Strong’s Definitions

ζηλωτής zēlōtḗs, dzay-lo-tace'; from G2206; a "zealot":—zealous.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G2207 in the following manner: zealous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G2207 in the following manner: zealous (5x).
  1. one burning with zeal, a zealot

  2. used of God as jealous of any rival and sternly vindicating his control

  3. most eagerly desirous of, zealous for, a thing

    1. to acquire a thing, (zealous of)

    2. to defend and uphold a thing, vehemently contending for a thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζηλωτής zēlōtḗs, dzay-lo-tace'; from G2206; a "zealot":—zealous.
STRONGS NT 2207: ζηλωτής
ζηλωτής, ζηλωτου, (ζηλόω), one burning with zeal; a zealot;
1. absolutely, for the Hebrew קַנָּא, used of God as jealous of any rival and sternly vindicating his control: Exodus 20:5; Deuteronomy 4:24, etc. From the time of the Maccabees () there existed among the Jews a class of men, called Zealots, who rigorously adhered to the Mosaic law and endeavored even by a resort to violence, after the example of Phinehas (Numbers 25:11, ζηλωτής Φινης 4 Macc. 18:12), to prevent religion from being violated by others; but in the latter days of the Jewish commonwealth they used their holy zeal as a pretext for the basest crimes, Josephus, b. j. 4, 3, 9; 4, 5, 1; 4, 6, 3; 7, 8, 1. To this class perhaps Simon the apostle had belonged, and hence, got the surname ζηλωτής: Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13; (cf. Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch., Index under the word Zeloten; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, i. 237ff).
2. with the genitive of the object: with the genitive of the thing, most eagerly desirous of, zealous for, a thing;
a. to acquire a thing (zealous of) (see ζηλόω, 2): 1 Corinthians 14:12; Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 3:13 L T Tr WH (ἀρετῆς, Philo, praem. et poen. § 2; τῆς εὐσεβείας, de monarch. 50:1, § 3; εὐσεβείας καί δικαιοσύνης, de poenit. § 1; τῶν πολεμικων ἔργων, Diodorus 1, 73; περί τῶν ἀνηκόντων εἰς σωτηρίαν, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 45, 1 [ET]).
b. to defend and uphold a thing, vehemently contending for a thing (zealous for): νόμου, Acts 21:20 (2 Macc. 4:2); τῶν πατρικῶν παραδόσεων, Galatians 1:14 (τῶν αἰγυπτιακων πλασματων, Philo, vit. Moys. iii. § 19; τῆς ἀρχαίας καί σώφρονος ἀγωγης, Diodorus excerpt., p. 611 (from 50:37, vol. 2:564 Didot)); with the genitive of person: Θεοῦ, intent on protecting the majesty and authority of God by contending for the Mosaic law, Acts 22:3. (In secular authors also an emulator, admirer, imitator, follower of anyone.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
20:5
Numbers
25:11
Deuteronomy
4:24
Luke
6:15
Acts
1:13; 21:20; 22:3
1 Corinthians
14:12
Galatians
1:14
Titus
2:14
1 Peter
3:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2207 matches the Greek ζηλωτής (zēlōtēs),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:15 - Ματθαῖον καὶ Θωμᾶν Ἰάκωβον τὸν τοῦ Ἁλφαίου καὶ Σίμωνα τὸν καλούμενον Ζηλωτὴν G2207
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:13 - καὶ ὅτε εἰσῆλθον ἀνέβησαν εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον οὗ ἦσαν καταμένοντες τε Πέτρος καὶ Ἰάκωβος καὶ Ἰωάννης καὶ Ἀνδρέας Φίλιππος καὶ Θωμᾶς Βαρθολομαῖος καὶ Ματθαῖος, Ἰάκωβος Ἁλφαίου καὶ Σίμων ζηλωτὴς G2207 καὶ Ἰούδας Ἰακώβου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:20 - οἱ δὲ ἀκούσαντες ἐδόξαζον τὸν Κύριον· εἶπόν τε αὐτῷ Θεωρεῖς ἀδελφέ πόσαι μυριάδες εἰσὶν Ἰουδαίων τῶν πεπιστευκότων καὶ πάντες ζηλωταὶ G2207 τοῦ νόμου ὑπάρχουσιν·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:3 - Ἐγώ μὲν εἰμι ἀνὴρ Ἰουδαῖος γεγεννημένος ἐν Ταρσῷ τῆς Κιλικίας ἀνατεθραμμένος δὲ ἐν τῇ πόλει ταύτῃ παρὰ τοὺς πόδας Γαμαλιὴλ πεπαιδευμένος κατὰ ἀκρίβειαν τοῦ πατρῴου νόμου ζηλωτὴς G2207 ὑπάρχων τοῦ θεοῦ καθὼς πάντες ὑμεῖς ἐστε σήμερον·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:12 - οὕτως καὶ ὑμεῖς ἐπεὶ ζηλωταί G2207 ἐστε πνευμάτων πρὸς τὴν οἰκοδομὴν τῆς ἐκκλησίας ζητεῖτε ἵνα περισσεύητε
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:14 - καὶ προέκοπτον ἐν τῷ Ἰουδαϊσμῷ ὑπὲρ πολλοὺς συνηλικιώτας ἐν τῷ γένει μου περισσοτέρως ζηλωτὴς G2207 ὑπάρχων τῶν πατρικῶν μου παραδόσεων
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:14 - ὃς ἔδωκεν ἑαυτὸν ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν ἵνα λυτρώσηται ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ πάσης ἀνομίας καὶ καθαρίσῃ ἑαυτῷ λαὸν περιούσιον ζηλωτὴν G2207 καλῶν ἔργων

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