79. adelphé
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adelphé: sister
Original Word: ἀδελφή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: adelphé
Phonetic Spelling: (ad-el-fay')
Short Definition: a sister
Definition: a sister, a woman (fellow-)member of a church, a Christian woman.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. from adelphos
NASB Translation
believing (1), sister (16), sisters (8).

STRONGS NT 79: ἀδελφή

ἀδελφή, (ῆς, (see ἀδελφός) (from Aeschylus down), sister;

1. a full, own sister (i. e. by birth): Matthew 19:29; Luke 10:39; John 11:1, 3, 5; John 19:25; Romans 16:15, etc.; respecting the sisters of Christ, mentioned in Matthew 13:56; Mark 6:3, see ἀδελφός, 1.

2. one connected by the tie of the Christian religion: 1 Corinthians 7:15; 1 Corinthians 9:5; Philemon 1:2 L T Tr WH; James 2:15; with a subjective genitive, a Christian woman especially dear to one, Romans 16:1.


Fem of adephos; a sister (naturally or ecclesiastically) -- sister.

see GREEK adephos

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