- to rival, vie with, emulate
- I am jealous, eager for
- (a) intrans: I am jealous, (b) trans: I am jealous of, with acc. of a person; I am eager for, am eager to possess, with acc. of a thing.
KJV Usage: affect, covet (earnestly), (have) desire, (move with) envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous (-ly affect).