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See also: zélotes




zēlōtēs m (genitive zēlōtae); first declension

  1. a person who loves with jealousy; a jealous person
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.5
      Non adorabis ea, neque coles: ego sum Dominus Deus tuus fortis, zelotes, visitans iniquitatem patrum in filios, in tertiam et quartam generationem eorum qui oderunt me.
      Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.


First declension, masculine Greek type with nominative singular in -ēs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zēlōtēs zēlōtae
genitive zēlōtae zēlōtārum
dative zēlōtae zēlōtīs
accusative zēlōtēn zēlōtās
ablative zēlōtē zēlōtīs
vocative zēlōtē zēlōtae

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