Zelotes <2208>

zhlothv Zelotes

Pronunciation:dzay-lo-tace'
Origin:the same as 2207
Reference:TDNT - 2:882,297
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:
In NET:
In AV:Zelotes 2
Count:2
Definition:1) one burning with zeal, a zealot
2) used of God as jealous of any rival and sternly vindicating
his control
3) most eagerly desirous of, zealous for, a thing
3a) to acquire a thing, (zealous of)
3b) to defend and uphold a thing, vehemently contending for a thing

From the time of the Maccabees there existed among the Jews a class
of men, called Zealots, who vigorously adhered to the Mosaic law and
endeavouring even by a resort to violence, after the example of
Phinehas, to prevent religion from being violated by others; but in
the latter days of the Jewish commonwealth they used their holy zeal
as a pretext for the basest crimes.
the same as 2208; a Zealot, i.e. (specially) partisan for Jewish
political independence:-Zelotes.
see GREEK for 2208
Variations
in Bible:
Zealot (NET, KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV, TEV)

Also search for "Zelotes" and display in [NET] and Parallel Bibles.
Also explore "Zelotes" (Zealot) in Bible Study Dictionaries


TIP #08: Use the Strong Number links to learn about the original Hebrew and Greek text. [ALL]
created in 0.02 seconds
powered by bible.org