'Brothers' in the Bible
And Joab replied, As God lives, if thou had not spoken, surely from this morning the people would have left off from following their brothers.
Abraham begat Isaac; Isaac begat Jacob; Jacob begat Judas and his brothers;
Josias begat Jechonias and his brothers, about the time they were carried away to Babylon;
And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon, called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers.
And going on from there, he saw another two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.
While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood without, desiring to speak with him.
Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brothers stand without, desiring to speak with thee.
But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brothers?
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!
Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?
And every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life.
And when the ten heard it, they were moved with indignation against the two brothers.
Now there were with us seven brothers, and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no seed, left his wife unto his brother;
But, as for you, desire not to be called Rabbi, for one is your Master, the Christ; and you are all brothers.
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brothers, ye have done it unto me.
Then he shall answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of my brothers, ye did it not to me.
Then Jesus said unto them, Be not afraid; go tell my brothers that they may go into Galilee, and there they shall see me.
The multitude was sitting all around him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brothers and sisters seek thee without.
For look upon your vocation, brothers, that ye are not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble,
And I, brothers, when I came to you, came not with puffed up speech or wisdom to declare unto you the testimony of God.
And I, brothers, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.
I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brothers?
But ye do wrong and defraud and do this to your brothers.
Each one, brothers, in that state in which he was called, let him abide with God.
But this I say, brothers, the time is short; for the rest, let those that have wives be as though they had none;
Do we not have authority to bring with us a sister, a wife, as also the other apostles and as the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?
Moreover, brothers, I would that ye not ignore how our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea
Now I praise you, brothers, that ye remember me in all things and retain my instructions the same as I spoke unto you.
Therefore, my brothers, when ye come together to eat, wait for one another.
Now regarding spiritual things, brothers, I would not have you ignore them.
Now, brothers, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you unless I speak to you either with revelation or with knowledge or with prophecy or with doctrine?
Brothers, be not children in understanding, howbeit in malice be ye children; but in understanding be perfect.
How is it then, brothers? when ye come together, each one of you has a psalm, has doctrine, has tongues, has revelation, has interpretation. Let all things be done unto edification.
Therefore, brothers, earnestly pursue prophecy and do not forbid to speak with tongues.
Moreover, brothers, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received and in which ye stand;
after that, he appeared unto more than five hundred brothers at once, of whom the greater part remain unto now, but some are fallen asleep.
Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Let no man therefore, despise, him, but conduct him forth in peace that he may come unto me, for I look for him with the brothers.
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.
All the brothers greet you. Greet ye one another with a holy kiss.
Because, brothers, we would not have you ignore our tribulation which was done unto us in Asia, that we were burdened beyond our strength, in such a manner that we despaired even of life: