The Greek word for brotherly love or close friendship is phileō love. The name for the city of Philidelphia is derived from this word.
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When Jesus asked Peter "Do you love me?" the word he used in Greek was agape love. Peter answered "Lord, thou knowest that I love thee." In Greek, Peter used phileō in his reply.
- ↑ John 21:15-17