Bible Dictionary and Concordance



zeal / zealousGreat energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective. Passionate interest; deep devotion, eager desire. DTP For the disciple, it means to have a deep focus on, and love for, our Lord and God; we pour all we can into prayer, study and service; we do not hold back but give our all, without reservation.because he was zealous for his God, Num 25:13with me, and see my zeal for the LORD. 2 Kin 10:16the zeal of the LORD ... shall do this. 2 Kin 19:31 For the zeal of thine house hath Ps 69:9My zeal hath consumed me, because Ps 119:139The zeal of the LORD of hosts will Isa 9:7the zeal of the LORD of hosts shall do this.thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, Isa 63:15was zealous toward God, as ye all are Acts 22:3record that they have a zeal of God, Rom 10:2as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, 1 Cor 14:12your zeal hath provoked very many. 2 Cor 9:2being more exceedingly zealous of the Gal 1:14Concerning zeal, persecuting the Phil 3:6that he hath a great zeal for you, Col 4:13peculiar people, zealous of good works. Tit 2:14
zealot / zelotesA person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals. Example: People who belonged to a nationalist Jewish party who believed in armed resistance against Rome.of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zealotes Luke 6:15the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zealotes, Acts 1:13
ZECHARIAH, book ofThis book was written around 520 BC; Zechariah was a contemporary of Haggai; his teaching and prophecy was used to motivate the people to complete the temple building after the return from captivity; the main theme of the book was, "return unto Me and I will return unto you".
ZEPHANIAH, book ofA book of prophecy that was written during the reign of Josiah around 621 BC; the purpose of the book was to warn Israel of the coming disaster that lay ahead for the nation.
Zion / SionHill or mountain of Jerusalem, another name for the city of Jerusalem [Zium]. Can mean heaven as the final abode of believers in Jesus. Some Jewish people regard Zion (Israel) as the national home of the Jewish people.David took the strong hold of Zion: 2 Sam 5:7my king upon my holy hill of Zion. Ps 2:6praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: Ps 9:11salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! Ps 14:7; 53:6joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, Ps 48:2God will save Zion, and will build the cities Ps 69:35the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear Ps 102:16the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it Ps 132:13Zion shall be redeemed with judgment, Isa 1:27for out of Zion shall go forth the Isa 2:3the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, Isa 24:23Behold, I lay in Zion Isa 28:16 O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee Isa 40:9and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel Isa 46:13Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; Isa 52:1And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, Isa 59:20The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One Isa 60:14Arise ye, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD Jer 31:6said, The LORD will roar from Zion, Amos 1:2But upon mount Zion shall be Obad 1:17Therefore shall Zion for your sake Mic 3:12Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Matt 21:5Fear not, daughter of Sion: John 12:15Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock Rom 9:33There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, Rom 11:26But ye are come to mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, Heb 12:22Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: 1 Pet 2:6lo, a Lamb stood on mount Sion, Rev 14:1