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Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the sons of Israel, being zealous for my sake among them, therefore I did not consume the sons of Israel in my jealousy.
For the zeal of thy house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
Then his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house has consumed me.
not slothful in earnest care, but fervent in the Spirit, serving the Lord,
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold this same thing, that when ye were made sorry by God, what carefulness it wrought in you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things ye have shown yourselves to be clean in this matter.
It is good to be always zealous to do good, 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 of his own, zealous of good works.
Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps.