5359. Philadelpheia
Lexical Summary
Philadelpheia: Philadelphia, a city of Lydia
Original Word: Φιλαδέλφεια
Transliteration: Philadelpheia
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-ad-el'-fee-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Philadelphia, a city of Lydia
Meaning: Philadelphia -- a city of Lydia
Strong's Concordance

From Philadelphos (the same as philadelphos), a king of Pergamos; Philadelphia, a place in Asia Minor -- Philadelphia.

see GREEK philadelphos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5359: Φιλαδέλφεια

Φιλαδέλφεια (T WH Φιλαδέλφεια (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 87), see Iota), Φιλαδελφειας, , Philadelphia (now Alahshar, Allahshir (or Ala-Shehr i. e. The White City (Sayce))), a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, situated near the eastern base of Mount Tmolus, founded and named by the Pergamene king Attalus II. Philadelphus. After the death of king Attalus III. Philometor, , it together with his entire kingdom came by his will under the jurisdiction of the Romans: Revelation 1:11; Revelation 3:7.


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