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Forms of the word
ἀδελφή, -ῆς, ἡ
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sister, fellow countrywoman; by extension a female believer, a sister in the family of faith
a sister; near kinswoman, or female relative, a female member of the Christian community

Greek-English Concordance for ἀδελφή

Matthew 12:50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven, he is my brother and sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) and mother.”
Matthew 13:56 And his sisters (adelphai | ἀδελφαί | nom pl fem), are they not all with us? Where then did this man get all these things?”
Matthew 19:29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters (adelphas | ἀδελφάς | acc pl fem) or father or mother or children or lands for my name’s sake will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.
Mark 3:32 And a crowd was sitting around him, crowd and they said to him, “Look, your mother your and your brothers your are outside looking for you.”
Mark 3:35 For whoever For does the will of God, this one is my brother my and my sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) and my mother.” is
Mark 6:3 Is this man not Is the carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are not his sisters (adelphai | ἀδελφαί | nom pl fem) his here with us?” And they were deeply offended at him.
Mark 10:29 Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, there is no one who has left home or brothers or sisters (adelphas | ἀδελφάς | acc pl fem) or mother or father or children or fields for my sake and for the sake of the gospel
Mark 10:30 who will not receive one hundredfold now in this present time — houses and brothers and sisters (adelphas | ἀδελφάς | acc pl fem) and mothers and children and fields, with persecutions — and in the coming age, eternal life.
Luke 10:39 She had a sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) called Mary, who, after she had seated herself at the feet of the Lord, was listening to his teaching.
Luke 10:40 But Martha was distracted by a lot of preparation. She burst in and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.”
Luke 14:26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, and wife and children, and brothers and sisters (adelphas | ἀδελφάς | acc pl fem), and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
John 11:1 Now there was a certain man who was ill, Lazareth of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister (adelphēs | ἀδελφῆς | gen sg fem) Martha.
John 11:3 So the sisters (adelphai | ἀδελφαί | nom pl fem) sent word to him, saying, “Lord, the one you love is ill.”
John 11:5 Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister (adelphēn | ἀδελφήν | acc sg fem) and Lazarus.
John 11:28 And when she had said this, she went back and spoke privately to her sister (adelphēn | ἀδελφήν | acc sg fem) Mary, saying, “The Teacher is here and is asking for you.”
John 11:39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) of the dead man, said to him, “Lord, by now the body will smell because it has been buried for four days.”
John 19:25 Now standing beside Jesus’ cross were his mother, and his mother’s sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem), Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.
Acts 23:16 But when the son of Paul’s sister (adelphēs | ἀδελφῆς | gen sg fem) heard about the ambush, he went and entered the barracks and reported it to Paul.
Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister (adelphēn | ἀδελφήν | acc sg fem) Phoebe, who is a servant of the church in Cenchrea,
Romans 16:15 Greet Philologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister (adelphēn | ἀδελφήν | acc sg fem), and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them.
1 Corinthians 7:15 But if the unbelieving partner separates, let it be so. In such cases the brother or the sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) is not bound. It is to peace that God has called us.
1 Corinthians 9:5 Do we not have the right to the company of a believing (adelphēn | ἀδελφήν | acc sg fem) wife, as also the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas do?
1 Timothy 5:2 older women as mothers, younger women as sisters (adelphas | ἀδελφάς | acc pl fem) with all purity.
Philemon 1:2 to Apphia our sister (adelphē | ἀδελφῇ | dat sg fem), to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church that meets in your house:
James 2:15 If a brother or sister (adelphē | ἀδελφή | nom sg fem) lacks adequate clothing and is in need of daily food,
2 John 1:13 The children of your elect sister (adelphēs | ἀδελφῆς | gen sg fem) send you greetings.