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What are some Bible verses about zeal?     

Verses About Zeal

The following are some Bible verses about zeal:

“Then he said, “Come with me, and see my zeal for the Lord.” So they had him ride in his chariot” (2 Kings 10:16).

“Because zeal for Your house has eaten me up, and the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me” (Psalm 69:9). 

“My zeal has consumed me, because my enemies have forgotten Your words” (Psalm 119:139).

“For He put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on His head; He put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloak” (Isaiah 59:17).

“Then His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for Your house has eaten Me up” (John 2:17).

“Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work” (John 4:34). 
“Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge” (Romans 10:1,2). 
 
Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another; not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord” (Romans 12:10,11).  

“But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified” (1 Corinthians 9:27). 

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:16-18). 
“For observe this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner: What diligence it produced in you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter” (2 Corinthians 7:11). 
 
“Now concerning the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you; for I know your willingness, about which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal has stirred up the majority” (2 Corinthians 9:1,2). 
“And I advanced in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers” (Galatians 1:14). 
 
“But it is good to be zealous in a good thing always, and not only when I am present with you” (Galatians 4:18).
 
“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart” (Galatians 6:9). 
“Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (Philippians 1:27).
 
“But as for you, brethren, do not grow weary in doing good” (2 Thessalonians 3:13). 

“looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,  who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works” (Titus 2:14).

“As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent” (Revelation 3:19). 

In His service,
BibleAsk Team

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