Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2205

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:882

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: zealously affect (2), more with envy (2), envy (1), be zealous (1), affect (1), desire (1), covet (1), covet earnestly (1), misc (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to burn with zeal
a. to be heated or to boil with envy, hatred, anger
1. in a good sense, to be zealous in the pursuit of good
b. to desire earnestly, pursue
1. to desire one earnestly, to strive after, busy one's self about him
2. to exert one's self for one (that he may not be torn from me)
3. to be the object of the zeal of others, to be zealously sought after
c. to envy

Strong's Definitions

dzay-lo'-o; from (2205) (ζη̑λος); to have warmth of feeling for or against: — affect, covet (earnestly), (have) desire, (move with) envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous (-ly affect).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the patriarchs, moved G2206 G2206, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was G2206 him,


But the Jews which G2206lieved not, moved G2206 G2206, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.


But G2206 G2206 the G2206st gifts: and yet shew I unto you a G2206 excellent way.


Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,


Follow after charity, and G2206 spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy.


Wherefore, brethren, G2206 to prophesy, and forbid not to speak G2206 tongues.


For I am jealous over you G2206 godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.


They G2206 G2206 you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might G2206 them.


But it is good to G2206 G2206 G2206ed always in a good thing, and not only when I am present G2206 you.


Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and G2206 to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, G2206cause ye ask not.