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ζηλ-όω , (ζῆλος):
I. c. acc. pers., vie with, emulate, τινα Th.2.37, Pl.R.553a, Michel 1007.29 (Teos, ii B.C.):—Pass., Phld.Rh.1.125S., etc.: c.acc. rei, Th.2.64; in bad sense, to be jealous of, envy, “ζηλοῖ δέ τε γείτονα γείτωνHes.Op.23, cf. h.Cer.168, 223, Theoc.6.27; “τὴν αὑτοῦ γυναῖκαLXXSi.9.1: abs., to be jealous, 1 Ep.Cor.13.4; “ζηλώσαντεςthrough jealousy, Act.Ap.7.9.
b. c. acc. pers., to be jealous for, LXXNu.11.29.
II. c. acc.rei, desire emulously, strive after, affect, “ μὲν δόξης ἐπιθυμεῖ καὶ τοῦτ᾽ ἐζήλωκεD.2.15; “ἀρετήνId.20.141; “ἀστρολογίανEpicur.Ep.2p.53U.; “μάθησινPSI1.94.9 (ii A.D.); “πίστινCod.Just.—Pass., “ ἀρετὴ ὑπὸ πάντων τῶν ἀνθρώπων ζηλοῦταιLys.2.26; “τὰ ζηλούμεναArist.Rh. 1360b34.
III. also of persons, pay zealous court to, Ep.Gal.4.17:—Pass., ib.18.
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