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Holman Bible Dictionary

Zealot

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(zihl' uht) A militant radical; one who acts with great zeal for a cause. The term came to designate a particular segment of the Jewish population who continually tried to overthrow foreign oppression, especially the Roman rule in Palestine. Jesus called a zealot, Simon, as one of His twelve disciples (Luke 6:15 ). See Jewish Parties.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Zealot'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/z/zealot.html. 1991.

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