G80 – adelphos – ἀδελφός a brother; fig. a fellow Christian/Believer

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Find “adelphos” in the Bible (New Testament)

Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) a brother (literally or metaphorically)
2) fig. a fellow Christian/Believer

from (as a connective prefix) and δελφυς delphus (the womb)

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from (as a connective particle) and δελφυς delphus (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote [much like ]:—brother.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) a brother, whether born of the same two parents or only of the same father or mother
2) having the same national ancestor, belonging to the same people, or countryman
3) any fellow or man
4) a fellow believer, united to another by the bond of affection
5) an associate in employment or office
6) brethren in Christ
6a) his brothers by blood
6b) all men
6c) apostles
6d) Christians, as those who are exalted to the same heavenly place

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.