Word: filew

Pronounce: fil-eh'-o

Strongs Number: G5368

Orig: from 5384; to be a friend to (fond of (an individual or an object)), i.e. have affection for (denoting personal attachment, as a matter of sentiment or feeling; while 25 is wider, embracing especially the judgment and the deliberate assent of the will as a matter of principle, duty and propriety: the two thus stand related very much as 2309 and 1014, or as 2372 and 3563 respectively; the former being chiefly of the heart and the latter of the head); specially, to kiss (as a mark of tenderness):--kiss, love. G5384 G25 G1014

Use: TDNT-9:114,1262 Verb

Heb Strong: H157 H5401 H7453

    1) to love
    1a) to approve of
    1b) to like
    1c) sanction
    1d) to treat affectionately or kindly, to welcome, befriend
    2) to show signs of love
    2a) to kiss
    3) to be fond of doing
    3a) be wont, use to do

    For Synonyms see entry G5914