Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:877
KJV Translation Count — 17x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. excitement of mind, ardour, fervour of spirit
a. zeal, ardour in embracing, pursuing, defending anything
1. zeal in behalf of, for a person or thing
2. the fierceness of indignation, punitive zeal
b. an envious and contentious rivalry, jealousy
dzay'-los; from (2204) (ζέω); properly heat, i.e. (figurative) "zeal" (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband [figurative of God], or an enemy, malice): — emulation, envy (-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And his disciples remembered that it was written, The G2205 of thine house hath eaten me up.
Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with G2205,
But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with G2205, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
For I bear them record that they have a G2205 of God, but not according to knowledge.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and G2205.
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you G2205, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?
And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your G2205 G2205 toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what G2205, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what G2205, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
For I know the forwardness of your G2205, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your G2205 hath provoked very many.
For I am jealous over you with godly G2205: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.