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Lexicon :: Strong's G79 - adelphē

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adelphē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:144,22

Strong’s Definitions

ἀδελφή adelphḗ, ad-el-fay'; feminine of G80; a sister (naturally or ecclesiastically):—sister.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G79 in the following manner: sister (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G79 in the following manner: sister (24x).
  1. a full, own sister

  2. one connected by the tie of the Christian religion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀδελφή adelphḗ, ad-el-fay'; feminine of G80; a sister (naturally or ecclesiastically):—sister.
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.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

13:56; 19:29
11:1; 11:3; 11:5; 19:25
16:1; 16:15
1 Corinthians
7:15; 9:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G79 matches the Greek ἀδελφή (adelphē),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:50 - For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, G79 and mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:56 - And his sisters, G79 are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:29 - And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, G79 or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:35 - For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, G79 and mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:3 - Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters G79 here with us? And they were offended at him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:29 - And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, G79 or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:30 - But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, G79 and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:39 - And she had a sister G79 called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister G79 hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:26 - If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, G79 yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:1 - Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister G79 Martha.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:3 - Therefore his sisters G79 sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:5 - Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, G79 and Lazarus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:28 - And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister G79 secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:39 - Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister G79 of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:25 - Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, G79 Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:16 - And when Paul's sister's G79 son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:1 - I commend unto you Phebe our sister, G79 which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:15 - Salute Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, and his sister, G79 and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:15 - But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister G79 is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:5 - Have we not power to lead about a sister, G79 a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:2 - The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, G79 with all purity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:15 - If a brother or sister G79 be naked, and destitute of daily food,
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:13 - The children of thy elect sister G79 greet thee. Amen.
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