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Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, because he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
For the zeal of your house has eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached you are fallen upon me.
And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of your house has consumed me.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold this same thing, that you sorrowed after a godly sort, what earnestness it worked in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what full punishment! In all things you have proved yourselves to be pure in this matter.
But it is good to be zealous always in a good thing, 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, zealous of good works.
Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.