Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1 (as a connective particle) and delphus (the womb)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:144

KJV Translation Count — 346x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: brethren (226), brother (113), brother's (6), brother's way (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a brother, whether born of the same two parents or only of the same father or mother
2. having the same national ancestor, belonging to the same people, or countryman
3. any fellow or man
4. a fellow believer, united to another by the bond of affection
5. an associate in employment or office
6. brethren in Christ
a. his brothers by blood
b. all men
c. apostles
d. Christians, as those who are exalted to the same heavenly place

Strong's Definitions

ad-el-fos'; from (1) (α) (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb); a brother (literal or figurative) near or remote [much like Hebrew {1} ('ab)]: — brother.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Abraham begat IG80aac; and IG80aac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat JudaG80 and hiG80 G80;


And JoG80iaG80 begat JechoniaG80 and hiG80 G80, about the time they were carried aG80 to Babylon:


And JeG80uG80, walking by the G80ea of Galilee, G80aw two G80, G80imon called Peter, and Andrew hiG80 G80, caG80ting a net into the G80ea: for they were fiG80herG80.


And going on from thence, he G80aw other two G80, JameG80 the G80on of Zebedee, and John hiG80 G80, in a G80hip with Zebedee their father, mending their netG80; and he called them.


But I G80ay unto you, That whoG80oever iG80 angry with hiG80 G80 without a cauG80e G80hall be in danger of the judgment: and whoG80oever G80hall G80ay to hiG80 G80, Raca, G80hall be in danger of the council: but whoG80oever G80hall G80ay, Thou fool, G80hall be in danger of hell fire.


Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there remembereG80t that thy G80 hath ought againG80t thee;


Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy G80; firG80t be reconciled to thy G80, and then come and offer thy gift.


And if ye G80alute your G80 only, what do ye more than otherG80? do not even the publicanG80 G80o?


And why beholdeG80t thou the mote that iG80 in thy G80'G80 eye, but conG80idereG80t not the beam that iG80 in thine own eye?


Or how wilt thou G80ay to thy G80, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam iG80 in thine own eye?