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synonyms for brethren

  • relative
  • twin
  • kin
  • kinsperson
  • relation
  • blood brother
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antonyms for brethren

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  • sister
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How to use brethren in a sentence

Brethren are a help in the time of trouble, but mercy shall deliver more than they.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
One or two priests of that order live in the hospital, and two others, lay brethren, act as nurses.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It has two hundred brethren, and every year twelve of these are chosen, who are called “brethren of the bureau of accounts.”
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
And I will cast you away from before my face, as I have cast away all your brethren, the whole seed of Ephraim.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Ah, beloved brethren, all this is true; and still we say we will be slaves to none, nor let ourselves be duped by gentle words.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Originally there was no small difference between the Brethren and the followers of Hauge.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Madame Torvestad was in the habit of writing many letters, which were held in much estimation by the Brethren around.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Somers was present; but his name is not attached to the protest which was subscribed by his brethren of the junto.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The fact was, that what the Brethren round about had to report about Hans Nilsen was anything but satisfactory.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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