G2208 – Zelotes – Ζηλωτής²Zelotes

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noun masculine
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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

the same as G2207; a Zealot, i.e. (specially) partisan for Jewish political independence:—Zelotes.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

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

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.