G2208 Ζηλωτής - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

a Zealot, i.e. (specially) partisan for Jewish political independence
Derivation: the same as G2207;

KJV Usage: Zelotes.

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 thingFrom 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 G2207; a Zealot, that is, (specifically) partisan for Jewish political independence

KJV Usage: Zelotes.

View how G2208 Ζηλωτής is used in the Bible

2 occurrences of G2208 Ζηλωτής

Luke 6:15
Acts 1:13