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Phinehas on of Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, hath turned back my wrath front against the sons of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy, in their midst, so that I made not an end of the sons of Israel. in my jealousy.
Because, zeal for thy house, hath eaten me up, And, the reproaches of them who have reproached thee, have fallen upon me.
His disciples remembered that it was written - The zeal of thy house, eateth me up.
In business, not slothful, in spirit, fervent, to the Lord, doing service,
2 Corinthians 7:11
For lo! this very thing - the being caused to grieve, according to God: - what manner of diligence it wrought out in you, - nay! defence, - nay! sore displeasure, - nay! fear, - nay! earnest desire, - nay! jealousy, - nay! avenging. In every way, ye shewed yourselves to be, chaste, in the matter.
Howbeit it is, honourable, to show zeal in what is honourable at all times, and not only when I am present with you; -
Who gave himself up in our behalf, that he might redeem us from all manner of lawlessness, and purify for himself a people as his own treasure - zealous of noble works.
Then, arose all those virgins, and trimmed their torches.