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    A question concerning vocabulary - biblical neighbour

    Hello everybody, I have a question concerning the biblical 'neighbour' in plural - does such a form exist (neighbours)? And by 'neighbour' I mean 'a fellow human being' (not somebody who lives nearby) - is it possible to form plural form of this word?

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    Re: A question concerning vocabulary - biblical neighbour

    Yes, "neighbor" is singular and "neighbors" is plural. Why would you think there is no plural form?

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    Re: A question concerning vocabulary - biblical neighbour

    I was not sure because in the Bible it is always singular (or at least I have not found it in plural), and even though I knew that there exists the plural form of this word, I was not sure if I can use it to refer to fellow human beings.

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    Re: A question concerning vocabulary - biblical neighbour

    Yes, you can. It also depends upon which Bible you read. You can search multiple versions here:
    http://www.biblegateway.com/quicksea..._version=ESVUK

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