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Definition of the noun brotherly love

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  1. a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of brotherly love: charity
    • more generic terms: benevolence = an inclination to do kind or charitable acts; supernatural virtue / theological virtue = according to Christian ethics: one of the three virtues (faith, hope, and charity) created by God to round out the natural virtues


  1. "Brotherly Love" is a composition.
  2. "Brotherly Love" is a song written by Jimmy Stewart and Tim Nichols, which has been recorded by Moe Bandy, as well as a duet between Keith Whitley and Earl Thomas Conley.
  3. "Brotherly Love" is a musical album of Dean Dillon & Gary Stewart.
    • released in (34 years ago)
  4. "Brotherly Love" is a musical album of Mike Porcaro.
    • released in (5 years ago)
  5. "Brotherly Love" is a musical album of Data Bank A.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  6. "Brotherly Love" is a musical album of Jack McDuff.
  7. "Brotherly Love" is a composition.
  8. "Brotherly Love" is a composition.
  9. Brotherly Love: The music video of the Brotherly Love song by Keith Whitley and Earl Thomas Conley.


  1. "Brotherly Love" is a book written by Daniel Hoffman.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (35 years ago)
    • award: - National Book Award for Poetry nomination for Daniel Hoffman
  2. "Brotherly love" is a book by Barnabas Bates.
    • also known as "Brotherly love a discourse delivered to the members of Sumner's Lodge in Dennis .."; "Brotherly love a discourse, delivered to the members of Sumner's Lodge"
    • subjects: Sermons, American
  3. "Brotherly love" is an award-nominated book by Randye Lordon.
    • award: - Shamus Award for Best First P. I. Novel nomination for Randye Lordon
  4. "Brotherly Love" is a book by Jim Mortimore.
    • also known as "Brotherly Love (Cracker)"


  1. "Brotherly Love" is a 1928 silent film part-talkie comedy produced and distributed by MGM and directed by Charles Reisner. It is a starring vehicle for the comedy team of Karl Dane and George K. Arthur. Young Jean Arthur supports the comedy duo. While essentially a silent film, the movie had music with sound effects and talking sequences. Buster Keaton makes an uncredited appearance as a barber.
  2. "Brotherly Love" is a film, directed by Attika Torrence.
  3. "Brotherly Love" is a film, directed by Ron Jeremy & Edward Lee.
  4. "Brotherly Love": "The familial ties that bind have never hurt so good as in Brotherly Love. A queer leather family gives a bratty little brother an action-packed group send-off to remember." - Quoting the description from the 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival site.
  5. "Brotherly Love" is a 2011 drama film written by André de Richaud, Daniel Tonachella, Gérard Vergez and directed by Gérard Vergez.


Brotherly Love is a 1999 sitcom starring Gregor Fisher and James Fleet. The show was made in Scotland and similar to Last of the Summer Wine.

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Google previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

BROTHERLY LOVE A kind of love described in the NT. The Greek word for this kind of love is phl'ladelphl'a, from which the city by that name was taken. Some English versions translate this word as “brotherly kindness” or “brotherly affection ” ...

Google previewHolman Concise Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Holman Bible Staff

BROTHERLY LOVE Feeling for others leading you to treat others as if they were a part of your family; “to like” another person and to want what is best for that individual; basic word sometimes means “to kiss,”to show close friendship (Mark ...

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

term is also rendered “brotherly love” (Rom.

Google previewThe Synoptical Dictionary of Scriptural Parallels and References: Being an Index of the Texts of Scripture, Classified, According to Their Sense, Under an Alphabetical List of the Various Subjects Contained in the Bible, Etc. [By C. H. Lambert.] (1851)

by Charles Hermann LAMBERT

' || PRODUCES 1N sAINTs Brotherly love.

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

[From Greek agape brotherly love] agapic love n. A secondary type of brotherly love that is altruistic and selfless and is a combination of *erotic love and *storgic love. Compare ludic love, manic love, pragmatic love. age-equivalent score n.

Google previewThe Baker Compact Bible Dictionary (2014)

by Tremper Longman III

BROTHERLY LOVEThe word brotherly love in Greek isphiladelphia, which is composed of two parts: the first is one of the Greek words for “love” (philia), and the second part refers to the idea of a sibling (adelphē, adelphos). Paul instructs the ...

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Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts apathy to one of brotherly love. (Frank Moore Colby)
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