Meaning of the name: love of a brother. Related names are: Ephesus
, Pergamos . The translations of Philadelphia in 71 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Filadelfia in Spanish
to フィラデルフィア in Japanese!
Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea. (REV 1:11)
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth; (REV 3:7)