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φίλος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φίλος, -η, -ον
Greek transliteration: 
philos
Simplified transliteration: 
philos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5384
GK Number: 
5813
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
29
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(2a)
Gloss: 
(a.) friendly; (n.) friend (male or female)
Definition: 
loved, dear; devoted;, Acts 19:31; as a subst., a friend, Lk. 7:6; 11:5, 6, 8; a congenial associate, Mt. 11:19; Lk. 7:34; Jas. 4:4; used as a word of courteous appellation, Lk. 14:10

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 11:19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is shown to be right by what she does.”
Luke 7:6 So Jesus went with them. And when he was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc), saying to him, “Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy that you should come under my roof.
Luke 7:34 The Son of Man has come both eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of tax collectors and sinners!’
Luke 11:5 He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend (philon | φίλον | acc sg masc), and you go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend (phile | φίλε | voc sg masc), lend me three loaves of bread,
Luke 11:6 since a friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of mine has come to me from a journey and I do not have anything to set before him’;
Luke 11:8 I say to you, even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend (philon | φίλον | acc sg masc), yet because of the prospect of being put to shame he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
Luke 12:4 “I tell you, my friends (philois | φίλοις | dat pl masc), do not fear those who can kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do.
Luke 14:10 Rather, when you are invited, go and recline in the least important place so that when the one who invited you comes he may say to you, ‘Friend (phile | φίλε | voc sg masc), move up higher!’ Then you will have glory in the presence of all who are reclining at table with you.
Luke 14:12 Then he also said to the one who had invited him, “When you give a luncheon or a dinner do not invite your friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc), or your brothers, or or rich neighbors, in case they also invite you in return, and there would be a repayment to you.
Luke 15:6 And when he returns to his house, would he not call together his friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc) and his neighbors, and say to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep that was lost’?
Luke 15:9 And when she finds it, would she not call together her friends (philas | φίλας | acc pl fem) and neighbors, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin that I had lost’?
Luke 15:29 but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disregarded a command of yours, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends (philōn | φίλων | gen pl masc).
Luke 16:9 And I say to you, make friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc) for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal homes.
Luke 21:16 You will be handed over even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends (philōn | φίλων | gen pl masc), and some of you they will put to death.
Luke 23:12 And Herod and Pilate became friends (philoi | φίλοι | nom pl masc) with each other that very day, for before this they had been hostile toward one other.
John 3:29 It is the bridegroom who has the bride; but the friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of the bridegroom, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.
John 11:11 These things he said, and after that he told them, “Our friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I am going there to wake him from sleep.”
John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that a person lays down his life for his friends (philōn | φίλων | gen pl masc).
John 15:14 You are my friends (philoi | φίλοι | nom pl masc) if you do the things I command you.
John 15:15 No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc), because all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.
John 19:12 From that point on Pilate tried to release him, but the Jews kept shouting out, saying, “If you release this man, you are no ‘Friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of Caesar.’ Anyone who claims to be a king opposes Caesar.”
Acts 10:24 And on the following day they entered Caesarea. Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc).
Acts 19:31 And also some of the Asiarchs, being friendly (philoi | φίλοι | nom pl masc) to him, sent to him and urged him not to commit himself to the theater.
Acts 27:3 The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul kindly and allowed him to go to his friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc) and be cared for.
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called the friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of God.
James 4:4 You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever desires to be a friend (philos | φίλος | nom sg masc) of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
3 John 1:15 Peace to you. The friends (philoi | φίλοι | nom pl masc) here send you greetings. Greet the friends (philous | φίλους | acc pl masc) there by name.