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φι^λα?́δελφ-ος , ον,
A.loving one's brother or sister, brotherly, sisterly,φ. δάκρυαS.Ant. 527 (anap.); of persons, X.Mem.2.3.17, Plu.Sol.27: Sup., Id.Luc. 43; freq. as a title of kings, as of Ptolemy Il and Arsinoe, Wilcken Chr.106, etc.; of Ptolemy XIII, OGI185, etc., and of Attalus Il; ib.329.38 (Aegina, ii B. C.), etc.; τῆς Φ. Κύπριδος, of Arsinoe, Posidipp. ap. Ath.7.318d; of Antoninus and Verus, IG22.3405, al.; “τὸ φ. τῆς ψυχῆςD.S.17.34. Adv. -φως Sch.S.l.c.
2. in NT, loving the brethren, 1 Ep.Pet.3.8.
II. φιλάδελφον, τό, mock orange, Philadelphus coronarius, Apollod. ap. Ath.15.682c.
III. φιλάδελφοι, οἱ, name of fabulous stones, Ps.-Plu.Fluv.11.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.34
    • New Testament, 1 Peter, 3.8
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 527
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.3.17
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 43
    • Plutarch, Solon, 27
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