Philadelpheia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5359  
Original WordWord Origin
filadelfeiafrom Philadelphos (the same as (5361))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Philadelpheia1:144,*
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
fil-ad-el'-fee-ah   Noun Location
 Definition
Philadelphia = "brotherly love"
  1. a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, situated near the eastern base of of Mount Tmolus, founded and named by the Pergamene king, Attalus II Philadelphus. After the death of Attalus III Philometor, 133 BC, it together with his entire kingdom came by his will under the jurisdiction of the Romans.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
Philadelphia 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Revelation2


Total2
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Philadelpheia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.