Zealous
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object.

2. (a.) Filled with religious zeal.

Greek
2207. zelotes -- zealous
... zealous. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: zelotes Phonetic Spelling:
(dzay-lo-tace') Short Definition: a zealot Definition: one who is eagerly ...
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2205a. zeleuo -- to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be ...
... 2205, 2205a. zeleuo. 2205b . to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be
zealous or jealous. Transliteration: zeleuo Short Definition: zealous. ...
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1618. ektenes -- stretched, fig. zealous, earnest
... zealous, earnest. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: ektenes Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-ten-ace') Short Definition: intent, constant, strenuous, intense ...
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2205. zelos -- to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be ...
... to have warmth of feeling for or against, to be zealous or jealous. Part of Speech:
Noun, Masculine; Noun, Neuter Transliteration: zelos Phonetic Spelling: (dzay ...
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4705. spoudaios -- hasty, eager, diligent
... Adjective Transliteration: spoudaios Phonetic Spelling: (spoo-dah'-yos) Short
Definition: diligent, earnest Definition: diligent, earnest, zealous, eager. ...
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4704. spoudazo -- to make haste, hence to give diligence
... diligence. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: spoudazo Phonetic Spelling:
(spoo-dad'-zo) Short Definition: I hasten Definition: I hasten, am eager, am zealous ...
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5389. philotimeomai -- to love or seek after honor
... Verb Transliteration: philotimeomai Phonetic Spelling: (fil-ot-im-eh'-om-ahee) Short
Definition: I desire very strongly Definition: I am zealous, strive eagerly ...
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2206. zeloo -- to be jealous
... From zelos; to have warmth of feeling for or against -- affect, covet (earnestly),
(have) desire, (move with) envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous(-ly affect). ...
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2581. Kananaios -- Cananaean, Aramaic for Zealot, surname of one ...
... Canaanite. Of Chaldee origin (compare qanna'); zealous; Cananites, an epithet --
Canaanite (by mistake for a derivative from Chanaan). see GREEK Chanaan. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7065. qanah -- to be jealous or zealous
... 7064, 7065. qanah. 7066 . to be jealous or zealous. Transliteration: qanah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-naw') Short Definition: jealous. ...
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Library

Zealous Protestants
... Chapter 7. Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness
cWesley and Faith-healing Zealous Protestants. Tuesday, May ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/zealous protestants.htm

Zealous of Good Works
... XXI Zealous of Good Works. He gave Himself ... And all with the one object, that we
should be a people zealous of good works. The doctrinal half ...
//christianbookshelf.org/murray/working for god/xxi zealous of good works.htm

Of the Zealous Amendment of Our Whole Life
... THE FIRST BOOK. ADMONITIONS PROFITABLE FOR THE SPIRITUAL LIFE CHAPTER XXV
Of the zealous amendment of our whole life. Be thou watchful ...
/.../kempis/imitation of christ/chapter xxv of the zealous.htm

How the Zealous Prayers of Constantine Procured Peace to the ...
... Book IV. Chapter XIV."How the Zealous Prayers of Constantine procured
Peace to the Christians. Thus, the nations of the world ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xiv how the zealous prayers.htm

Edwin was So Zealous for the True Worship, that He Likewise ...
... BOOK II CHAP. XV. EDWIN was so zealous for the TRUE worship, that he likewise
persuaded Earpwald� EDWIN was so zealous for the ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xv edwin was so.htm

Revel. 3. 19. Be Zealous.
... Revel. 3. 19. Be zealous. [Sidenote: Mat.24.12.] [Sidenote: 1 Kin.1.1.]. This
watch-word ... to the Churches; [Greek: Zeloson], Be Zealous. ...
/.../revel 3 19 be zealous.htm

A Zealous Young Lady.
... A Zealous Young Lady. I was very much interested some time ago in a young lady that
lived in the city. I don't know her name, or I have forgotten it. ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/a zealous young lady.htm

The Fourth Part.
... Psalme; and if thou beest not zealous, every verse will checke thee in thy throat:
Meditation is another helpe, approoved by Isaacks and Davids practice: An ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the fourth part.htm

Twenty-Second Day. Holy Zeal.
... How many are, like the children of Ephraim, "carrying bows""all zealous when zeal
demands no sacrifice, but "turning their backs in the day of battle ...
/.../macduff/the mind of jesus/twenty-second day holy zeal.htm

The Third Part.
... It is good to bee zealous in a good things: and is it not best, in the best?
or is there any better then God, or the kingdome of heaven? ...
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Thesaurus
Zealous (40 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Filled with religious zeal. Multi-Version Concordance Zealous (40
Occurrences). Acts 21:20 They, when they heard it, glorified God. ...
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Eager (43 Occurrences)
... a.) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or
obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement ...
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Zeal (45 Occurrences)
... engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor. 2. (n.) A zealot. 3. (vi) To be zealous.
Multi-Version Concordance Zeal (45 Occurrences). John 2 ...
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Gamaliel (7 Occurrences)
... When the apostles were brought before the council, charged with preaching the
resurrection of Jesus, as a zealous Pharisee Gamaliel councelled moderation and ...
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Rightly (45 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Galatians 4:17 They are not rightly zealous after you, but desire to shut
you out from us, that ye may be zealous after them. (DBY). ...
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Charging (27 Occurrences)
... Exodus 20:5 Thou dost not bow thyself to them, nor serve them: for I, Jehovah thy
God, 'am' a zealous God, charging iniquity of fathers on sons, on the third ...
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Angered (13 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 32:21 They have made Me zealous by 'no-god,' They made Me angry by their
vanities; And I make them zealous by 'no-people,' By a foolish nation I ...
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Asa (54 Occurrences)
... He was zealous in maintaining the true worship of God, and in rooting all idolatry,
with its accompanying immoralities, out of the land (1 Kings 15:8-14). ...
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Hating (95 Occurrences)
... Exodus 20:5 Thou dost not bow thyself to them, nor serve them: for I, Jehovah thy
God, 'am' a zealous God, charging iniquity of fathers on sons, on the third ...
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Forefathers (135 Occurrences)
... I was carefully trained at the feet of Gamaliel in the Law of our forefathers,
and, like all of you to-day, was zealous for God. (WEY). ...
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Concordance
Zealous (40 Occurrences)

Acts 21:20
They, when they heard it, glorified God. They said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews of those who have believed, and they are all zealous for the law.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 22:3
"I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, instructed according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, even as you all are this day.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 10:2
for I bear them testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge,
(See NIV)

1 Corinthians 14:12
So also you, since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek that you may abound to the building up of the assembly.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS)

2 Corinthians 5:9
Wherefore also we are zealous, whether present or absent, to be agreeable to him.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 8:22
And we send with them our brother, of whose zeal we have had frequent proof in many matters, and who is now more zealous than ever through the strong confidence which he has in you.
(WEY DBY NIV)

2 Corinthians 11:2
for I am zealous for you with zeal of God, for I did betroth you to one husband, a pure virgin, to present to Christ,
(YLT)

Galatians 1:14
I advanced in the Jews' religion beyond many of my own age among my countrymen, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 2:10
They only asked us to remember the poor-which very thing I was also zealous to do.
(WEB ASV)

Galatians 4:17
They zealously seek you in no good way. No, they desire to alienate you, that you may seek them.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)

Galatians 4:18
But it is always good to be zealous in a good cause, and not only when I am present with you.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)

2 Timothy 4:2
proclaim God's message, be zealous in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, encourage, with the utmost patience as a teacher.
(WEY)

Titus 2:14
who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

James 4:2
ye desire, and ye have not; ye murder, and are zealous, and are not able to attain; ye fight and war, and ye have not, because of your not asking;
(YLT)

1 Peter 3:13
And who will be able to harm you, if you show yourselves zealous for that which is good?
(WEY ASV NAS RSV)

2 Peter 1:10
Therefore, brothers, be more diligent to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never stumble.
(See RSV)

2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.
(See RSV)

Revelation 3:19
As many as I love, I reprove and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Genesis 37:11
and his brethren are zealous against him, and his father hath watched the matter.
(YLT)

Exodus 20:5
Thou dost not bow thyself to them, nor serve them: for I, Jehovah thy God, 'am' a zealous God, charging iniquity of fathers on sons, on the third 'generation', and on the fourth, of those hating Me,
(YLT)

Exodus 34:14
for ye do not bow yourselves to another god -- for Jehovah, whose name 'is' Zealous, is a zealous God.
(YLT)

Numbers 11:29
And Moses saith to him, 'Art thou zealous for me? O that all Jehovah's people were prophets! that Jehovah would put His Spirit upon them!'
(YLT)

Numbers 25:11
Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
(KJV WBS YLT NIV)

Numbers 25:13
And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.
(KJV WBS YLT NIV)

Deuteronomy 4:24
for Jehovah thy God is a fire consuming -- a zealous God.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 5:9
thou dost not bow thyself to them nor serve them, for I Jehovah thy God 'am' a zealous God, charging iniquity of fathers on children, and on a third 'generation', and on a fourth, to those hating Me;
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 6:15
for a zealous God 'is' Jehovah thy God in thy midst -- lest the anger of Jehovah thy God burn against thee, and He hath destroyed thee from off the face of the ground.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 32:16
They make Him zealous with strangers, With abominations they make Him angry.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 32:21
They have made Me zealous by 'no-god,' They made Me angry by their vanities; And I make them zealous by 'no-people,' By a foolish nation I make them angry.
(YLT)

Joshua 24:19
And Joshua saith unto the people, 'Ye are not able to serve Jehovah, for a God most holy He 'is'; a zealous God He 'is'; He doth not bear with your transgression and with your sins.
(YLT)

1 Kings 14:22
And Judah doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and they make Him zealous above all that their fathers did by their sins that they have sinned.
(YLT)

1 Kings 19:10
And he saith, 'I have been very zealous for Jehovah, God of Hosts, for the sons of Israel have forsaken Thy covenant -- Thine altars they have thrown down, and Thy prophets they have slain by the sword, and I am left, I, by myself, and they seek my life -- to take it.'
(YLT NAS NIV)

1 Kings 19:14
And he saith, 'I have been very zealous for Jehovah, God of Hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Thy covenant, Thine altars they have thrown down, and Thy prophets they have slain by the sword, and I am left, I, by myself, and they seek my life -- to take it.'
(YLT NAS NIV)

Psalms 78:58
And make Him angry with their high places, And with their graven images make Him zealous,
(YLT)

Proverbs 23:17
Have no envy of sinners in your heart, but keep in the fear of the Lord all through the day;
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 39:25
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Now do I bring back the captivity of Jacob, And I have pitied all the house of Israel, And have been zealous for My holy name.
(YLT NIV)

Joel 2:18
And let Jehovah be zealous for His land, And have pity on His people.
(YLT NAS)

Nahum 1:2
A God zealous and avenging 'is' Jehovah, An avenger 'is' Jehovah, and possessing fury. An avenger 'is' Jehovah on His adversaries, And He is watching for His enemies.
(YLT)

Zechariah 1:14
And the messenger who is speaking with me, saith unto me, 'Call, saying: Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: I have been zealous for Jerusalem, and for Zion 'with' great zeal.
(YLT)

Zechariah 8:2
Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: I have been zealous for Zion with great zeal, With great heat I have been zealous for her.
(YLT)

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