5361. philadelphos
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philadelphos: loving one's brother
Original Word: φιλάδελφος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: philadelphos
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-ad'-el-fos)
Short Definition: loving the brethren
Definition: loving like a brother, loving one's brethren.

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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 Concordance
Word Origin
from philos and adelphos
loving one's brother
NASB Translation
brotherly (1).

STRONGS NT 5361: φιλάδελφος

φιλάδελφος, φιλαδελφον (φίλος and ἀδελφός), loving brother or sister (Sophocles, Plutarch, Anthol.); 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

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