Zealot


Zealot
   One of a fanatical Jewish sect, which prevailed in the time of our Lord. In the New Testament, this name is given to one of our Lord's Apostles, namely, St. Simon (which see Simon, St. and Saint Jude's Day).

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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