Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy.
For zeal for Your house has consumed me,
the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
disciples remembered that it was written, “ Zeal for Your house will consume me.”
not lagging behind in diligence,
fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold what earnestness this very thing, this
godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what avenging of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.
But it is good always to be eagerly sought in a commendable
manner, and not only when I am present with you.
gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps.