G2205 ζῆλος - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
eager rivalry, zealous imitation, emulation
eagerness, zeal, rivalry
(a) eagerness, zeal, enthusiasm, (b) jealousy, rivalry.
properly, heat, i.e. (figuratively) "zeal" (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband (figuratively, of God), or an enemy, malice)
Derivation: from G2204;

KJV Usage: emulation, envy(-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.

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

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)

KJV Usage: emulation, envy (-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.

View how G2205 ζῆλος is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of G2205 ζῆλος

John 2:17 The zeal
Acts 5:17 with indignation,
Acts 13:45 with envy,
Romans 10:2 a zeal
Romans 13:13 envying.
1 Corinthians 3:3 envying,
2 Corinthians 7:7 fervent mind
2 Corinthians 7:11 what zeal,
2 Corinthians 9:2 zeal
2 Corinthians 11:2 jealousy:
2 Corinthians 12:20 envyings,
Galatians 5:20 jealousy,
Philippians 3:6 zeal,
Colossians 4:13 zeal
Hebrews 10:27 indignation,
James 3:14 envying
James 3:16 envying

Distinct usage

2 zeal
2 envying
1 The zeal
1 with indignation,
1 with envy,
1 a zeal
1 envying.
1 envying,
1 fervent mind
1 what zeal,
1 jealousy:
1 envyings,
1 jealousy,
1 zeal,
1 indignation,

Corresponding Hebrew Words

zelos H7068 qinah