brotherly love, a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, about 25 miles
south-east of Sardis. It was the seat of one of the "seven
churches" (Rev. 3:7-12). It came into the possession of the
Turks in A.D. 1392. It has several times been nearly destroyed
by earthquakes. It is still a town of considerable size, called
Allahshehr, "the city of God." Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Philadelphia' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.