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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: φιλία

(Strong's #5373 — Noun Feminine — philia — fil-ee'-ah )

akin to philos, "a friend" (see above), is rendered in James 4:4 , "the friendship (of the world)." It involves "the idea of loving as well as being loved" (Mayor); cp. the verb in John 15:19 .

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Friendship'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​f/friendship.html. 1940.
 
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