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Jealous, Jealousy

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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A — 1: ζῆλος

(Strong's #2205 — Noun — zelos — dzay'-los )

"zeal, jealousy," is rendered "jealousy" in the RV (AV, "envying") in Romans 13:13; 1 Corinthians 3:3; James 3:14,16; in 2 Corinthians 12:20 (AV, "envyings"); in Galatians 5:20 , RV "jealousies" (AV, "emulations"); in Acts 5:17 (AV, "indignation"); in Acts 13:45 (AV, "envy"); in 2 Corinthians 11:2 it is used in the phrase "with a godly jealousy," lit., "with a jealousy of God" (RV, marg.). See ENVY.

B — 1: ζηλόω

(Strong's #2206 — Verb — zeloo — dzay-lo'-o )

akin to A, "to be jealous, to burn with jealousy" (otherwise, to seek or desire eagerly), is rendered "moved with jealousy," in Acts 7:9; 17:5 , RV (AV, "moved with envy"); in 1 Corinthians 13:4 , "envieth (not)," AV and RV; in James 4:2 , RV marg., "are jealous" (text "covet;" AV, "desire to have"). See AFFECT , Note, DESIRE.

B — 2: παραζηλόω

(Strong's #3863 — Verb — parazeloo — par-ad-zay-lo'-o )

"to provoke to jealousy" (para, "beside," used intensively, and No. 1), is found in Romans 10:19; 11:11 , of God's dealings with Israel through his merciful dealings with Gentiles; in Romans 11:14 , RV, "I may provoke to jealousy" (AV, "... emulation") of the Apostle's evangelical ministry to Gentiles with a view to stirring his fellow nationals to a sense of their need and responsibilities regarding the Gospel; in 1 Corinthians 10:22 , of the provocation of God on the part of believers who compromise their Divine relationship by partaking of the table of demons; in Galatians 5:20 , of the works of the flesh.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Jealous, Jealousy'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​j/jealous-jealousy.html. 1940.
 
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