5360. philadelphia
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philadelphia: the love of brothers, brotherly love
Original Word: φιλαδελφία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: philadelphia
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-ad-el-fee'-ah)
Short Definition: brotherly love
Definition: brotherly love, love of Christian brethren.

HELPS word-Studies

5360 philadelphía (from 5384 /phílos, "loving friend" and 80 /adelphós, "a brother") – properly, affection for the brethren (fellow-believers).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from philadelphos
the love of brothers, brotherly love
NASB Translation
brotherly kindness (2), brotherly love (1), love of the brethren (3).

STRONGS NT 5360: φιλαδελφία

φιλαδελφία, φιλαδελφίας, (φιλάδελφος), the love of brothers (or sisters), brotherly love (properly, 4 Macc. 13:22; 14:1; (Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 12); Josephus, Antiquities 4, 2, 4; Lucian, dial. deor. 26, 2; Plutarch, libell. περί φιλαδελφίας; (cf. Babrius 47, 15)); in the N. T. "the love which Christians cherish for each other as 'brethren'" (see ἀδελφός, 4); (love of the brethren) (Vulg.caritas or amor fraternitatis): Romans 12:10; 1 Thessalonians 4:9; Hebrews 13:1; 1 Peter 1:22; 2 Peter 1:7, cf. 1 John 5:1.

brotherly love, kindness

From philadelphos; fraternal affection -- brotherly love (kindness), love of the brethren.

see GREEK philadelphos

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