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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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Used of sons of the same parent(s) (e.g. Judg. 8: 19), of related people (e.g. Deut. 23: 8, NJB), or

brother

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

am I my brother's keeper? an expression of rejection for natural ties; originally a biblical quotation, from the response of ...

brothers and Sisters of Jesus

brothers and Sisters of Jesus  

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Siblings of Jesus are referred to collectively twice in the Gospels. In the account of the “true kindred” (Matt. 12.46–50 par.), Jesus' mother and brothers come to speak to him ...
Jonathan

Jonathan  

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In the Bible, a son of Saul, noted for his friendship with David and killed with his father at the battle of Mount Gilboa by the Philistines. (See also Brother Jonathan.)

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