81. adelphotés
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adelphotés: brotherhood
Original Word: ἀδελφότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: adelphotés
Phonetic Spelling: (ad-el-fot'-ace)
Short Definition: brotherhood
Definition: brotherhood (in the collective sense), the members of the Christian Church, Christendom.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from adelphos
NASB Translation
brethren (1), brotherhood (1).

STRONGS NT 81: ἀδελφότης

ἀδελφότης, (ητος, , brotherhood; the abstract for the concrete, a band of brothers, i. e. of Christians, Christian brethren: 1 Peter 2:17; 1 Peter 5:9. (1 Macc. 12:10, 17, the connection of allied nations; 4 Macc. 9:23; 10:3, the connection of brothers; Dio Chrysostom 2:137 (edited by Reiske); often in ecclesiastical writings.)

brethren, brotherhood.

From adephos; brotherhood (properly, the feeling of brotherliness), i.e. The (Christian) fraternity -- brethren, brotherhood.

see GREEK adephos

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