philadelphos: loving one's brotherOriginal Word: φιλάδελφος, ονPart of Speech:
loving the brethrenDefinition:
loving like a brother, loving one's brethren.
Cognate: 5361 philádelphos (from 5384 /phílos, "affectionate friend" and 80 /adelphós, "brother") – "brotherly," referring to the love between fellow family-members – i.e. (redeemed) people in God's family (used only in 1 Pet 3:8). See 5360 (philadelphia).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
loving one's brotherNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5361: φιλάδελφοςφιλάδελφος
), loving brother or sister
); in a broader sense, loving one like a brother, Xenophon
, mem. 2, 3, 17; loving one's fellow-countrymen,
of an Israelite, 2 Macc. 15:14; of a Christian loving Christians, 1 Peter 3:8
(R. V. loving as brethren
love as brothers
From philos and adephos; fond of brethren, i.e. Fraternal -- love as brethren.
see GREEK philos
see GREEK adephos