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  #2208 Ζηλωτής Zelotes {dzay-lo-tace'}

 the same as G2207; TDNT - 2:882,297; n m

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 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 thing

 From 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.

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

The same as G2207; a Zealot, that is, (specifically) partisan for Jewish political independence:—Zelotes.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2208.
  • Ζηλωτη´ς
  • Zēlōtēs; the same as 2207; the Zealot, a member of a Jewish political party:—
  • NASB - Zealot(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Zelotes 2; 2
Luke 6:15. Acts 1:13.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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