Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the disciples remembered that it was written, "The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up."
not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord:
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold this very thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly manner, how great diligence did it produce in you! yea, what apologizing! yea, what indignation! yea, what fear! yea, what earnest desire! yea, what zeal! yea, what vengeance! In every step ye have approved yourselves as pure in this affair.
It is good indeed to be zealously affected in a good cause always, and not only when I am present with you.
who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Then all these virgins arose, and set about trimming their lamps.