Lover - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Lover

* This is combined with other words, forming compound adjectives as follows:

[ 1,,G5377, philotheos ]
a lover of God," 2 Timothy 3:4.

[ 2,,G5382, philoxenos ]
"loving strangers" (xenia, "hospitality"), translated "a lover of hospitality" in Titus 1:8, AV (RV, "given to h."); elsewhere, in 1 Timothy 3:2; 1 Peter 4:9. See HOSPITALITY.

[ 3,,G5358, philagathos ]
"loving that which is good" (agathos), Titus 1:8, "a lover of good," RV.

Note: The negative aphilagathos is found in 2 Timothy 3:3, "no lovers of good."

[ 4,,G5366, philarguros ]
"loving money" (arguros, "silver"), translated "lovers of money" in Luke 16:14; 2 Timothy 3:2, RV (AV, "covetous"). See COVETOUS.

[ 5,,G5367, philautos ]
"loving oneself," 2 Timothy 3:2, RV.

[ 6,,G5369, philedonos ]
"loving pleasure" (hedone, "pleasure"), 2 Timothy 3:4, "lovers of pleasure."

Note: For "loving warmly," Romans 12:10, See AFFECTION, B, No. 2. For aphilarguros, "no lover of money," 1 Timothy 3:3, RV, and Hebrews 13:5, RV, See COVETOUS.

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