ζῆλος in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) excitement of mind, ardour, fervour of spirit
1a) zeal, ardour in embracing, pursuing, defending anything
1a1) zeal in behalf of, for a person or thing
1a2) the fierceness of indignation, punitive zeal
1b) an envious and contentious rivalry, jealousy
Part of Speech: noun masculine or neuter
Citing in TDNT: 2:877, 297

Strong

G2205
From G2204; properly heat, that is, (figuratively) "zeal" (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband [figuratively of God], or an enemy, malice): - emulation, envy (-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a earnest concern25.46
c extremely78.25
b jealousy88.162

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ζῆλονnoun: accusative singular masculine4
ζῆλοςnoun: nominative singular masculine6
ζῆλοςnoun: nominative singular neuter1
ζῆλοςnoun: accusative singular neuter1
ζήλουnoun: genitive singular masculine2
ζήλῳnoun: dative singular masculine2
Total16

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