Jealous, Jealousy - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Jealous, Jealousy

[ A-1,Noun,G2205, zelos ]
zeal, jealousy," is rendered "jealousy" in the RV (AV, "envying") in Romans 13:13; 1 Corinthians 3:3; James 3:14, James 3:16; in 2 Corinthians 12:20 (AV, "envyings"); in Galatians 5:20, RV "jealousies" (AV, "emulations"); in Acts 5:17 (AV, "indignation"); in Acts 13:45 (AV, "envy"); in 2 Corinthians 11:2 it is used in the phrase "with a godly jealousy," lit., "with a jealousy of God" (RV, marg.). See ENVY.

[ B-1,Verb,G2206, zeloo ]
akin to A, "to be jealous, to burn with jealousy" (otherwise, to seek or desire eagerly), is rendered "moved with jealousy," in Acts 7:9; Acts 17:5, RV (AV, "moved with envy"); in 1 Corinthians 13:4, "envieth (not)," AV and RV; in James 4:2, RV marg., "are jealous" (text "covet;" AV, "desire to have"). See AFFECT, Note, DESIRE.

[ B-2,Verb,G3863, parazeloo ]
"to provoke to jealousy" (para, "beside," used intensively, and No. 1), is found in Romans 10:19; Romans 11:11, of God's dealings with Israel through his merciful dealings with Gentiles; in Romans 11:14, RV, "I may provoke to jealousy" (AV, "... emulation") of the Apostle's evangelical ministry to Gentiles with a view to stirring his fellow nationals to a sense of their need and responsibilities regarding the Gospel; in 1 Corinthians 10:22, of the provocation of God on the part of believers who compromise their Divine relationship by partaking of the table of demons; in Galatians 5:20, of the works of the flesh.

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