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Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up; And the reproaches of them that reproach thee are fallen upon me.
His disciples remembered that it was written, Zeal for thy house shall eat me up.
in diligence not slothful; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold, this selfsame thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly sort, what earnest care it wrought in you, yea what clearing of yourselves, yea what indignation, yea what fear, yea what longing, yea what zeal, yea what avenging! In everything ye approved yourselves to be pure in the matter.
But it is good to be zealously sought in a good matter at all times, and not only when I am present with you.
who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works.
Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.