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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Zeal

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1: ζῆλος

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

denotes "zeal" in the following passages: John 2:17 , with objective genitive, i.e., "zeal for Thine house;" so in Romans 10:2 , "a zeal for God;" in 2 Corinthians 7:7 , RV, "(your) zeal (for me)," AV, "(your) fervent mind (toward me);" used absolutely in 2 Corinthians 7:11; 9:2; Philippians 3:6 (in Colossians 4:13 in some texts; the best have ponos, "labor," RV). See ENVY , Note, FERVENT , C, Note (2), INDIGNATION , A, Note (3), JEALOUSY.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Zeal'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/z/zeal.html. 1940.

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