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φιλέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φιλέω
Greek transliteration: 
phileō
Simplified transliteration: 
phileo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐφίλουν), -, ἐφίλησα, πεφίληκα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5368
GK Number: 
5797
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
25
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to love, to have affection and regard of a very high order, not unlike {27,} and overlapping in meaning in some contexts
Definition: 
pr. to manifest some act or token of kindness or affection; to kiss, Mt. 26:48; Mk. 14:44; Lk. 22:47; to love, regard with affection, have affection for, Mt. 10:37; Jn. 5:20; to like, be fond of, delight in a thing, Mt. 23:6; Rev. 22:15; to cherish inordinately, set store by, Jn. 12:25

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love (philousin | φιλοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners that they may be seen by others. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward.
Matthew 10:37 Whoever loves (philōn | φιλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves (philōn | φιλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
Matthew 23:6 they love (philousin | φιλοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues,
Matthew 26:48 The betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss (philēsō | φιλήσω | aor act subj 1 sg), he is the one; seize him.”
Mark 14:44 Now his betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss (philēsō | φιλήσω | aor act subj 1 sg), it is he. Seize him and lead him away under guard.”
Luke 20:46 “Beware of those scribes, who like to walk around in flowing robes, and love (philountōn | φιλούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) greetings in the marketplaces and the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,
Luke 22:47 While he was still speaking, there came a crowd, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was coming on ahead of them. He went up to Jesus to kiss (philēsai | φιλῆσαι | aor act inf ) him,
John 5:20 For the Father loves (philei | φιλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the Son and shows him everything that he is doing; and he will show him greater works than these, and you will be amazed.
John 11:3 So the sisters sent word to him, saying, “Lord, the one you love (phileis | φιλεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) is ill.”
John 11:36 So the Jews kept saying, “See how he loved (ephilei | ἐφίλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) him!”
John 12:25 The one who loves (philōn | φιλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) his life loses it, and the one who hates his life in this world preserves it for eternal life.
John 15:19 If you belonged to the world, the world would love (ephilei | ἐφίλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) you (ephilei | ἐφίλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) as its own; but because you do not belong to the world, but I chose you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you.
John 16:27 for the Father himself loves (philei | φιλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) you, because you have (pephilēkate | πεφιλήκατε | perf act ind 2 pl) loved (pephilēkate | πεφιλήκατε | perf act ind 2 pl) me and have come to believe that I came forth from God.
John 20:2 So she went running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved (ephilei | ἐφίλει | imperf act ind 3 sg), and said to them, “They have taken our Master out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have put him!”
John 21:15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these others do?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love (philō | φιλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you.” Jesus said to him, “Take care of my lambs.”
John 21:16 He said to him again, a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love (philō | φιλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you.” Jesus said to him, “Look after my sheep.”
John 21:17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love (phileis | φιλεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) me?” Peter was distressed that Jesus had asked him for the third time, “Do you love (phileis | φιλεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) me?” He said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love (philō | φιλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you.” Jesus said to him, “Take care of my sheep.
1 Corinthians 16:22 If anyone does (philei | φιλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) not love (philei | φιλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the Lord, let him be accursed. Our Lord has come!
Titus 3:15 All those with me greet you. Greet those who love (philountas | φιλοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) us in the faith. Grace be with all of you.
Revelation 3:19 As many as I love (philō | φιλῶ | pres act subj 1 sg), I reprove and discipline; so be earnest and repent.
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, those who practice the occult, the sexually immoral, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves (philōn | φιλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) and practices falsehood.