5363. philanthrópia
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philanthrópia: love for mankind, kindness
Original Word: φιλανθρωπία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: philanthrópia
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-an-thro-pee'-ah)
Short Definition: love of mankind, benevolence
Definition: love of mankind, benevolence.

HELPS word-Studies

5363 philanthrōpía (from 5384 /phílos, "a friend" and 444 /ánthrōpos, "of mankind, people") – properly, a "friend (benefactor) of humanity"; a person who warmly loves others, treating them with the respect (benevolence) that befits each one being created in the image of God. 5363 /philanthrōpía ("a benefactor") actively shares kindness (what is needed) with others.

[5363 (philanthrōpía) is the root of the English term, "philanthropy."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from philos and anthrópos
love for mankind, kindness
NASB Translation
kindness (1), love for mankind (1).

STRONGS NT 5363: φιλανθρωπία

φιλανθρωπία, φιλανθρωπίας, (φιλάνθρωπος), from Xenophon, and Plato down, love of mankind, benevolence (Vulg.humanitas) (R. V. kindness): Acts 28:2; Titus 3:4. (Cf. Field, Otium Norv. Pars 3:ad the passages cited.)

kindness, love towards man.

From the same as philanthropos; fondness of mankind, i.e. Benevolence ("philanthropy") -- kindness, love towards man.

see GREEK philanthropos

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