The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2206 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
zeloofrom (2205)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dzay-lo'-o Verb
  1. to burn with zeal
    1. to be heated or to boil with envy, hatred, anger
      1. in a good sense, to be zealous in the pursuit of good
    2. 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
    3. to envy
NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
am jealous 1, becoming jealous 1, desire earnestly 2, eagerly seek 1, eagerly sought 1, earnestly desire 1, envious 1, jealous 2, seek 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians4
2 Corinthians1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Zeloo". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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