|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
The King James Version translates rightly
(1) ben-'achotho (Genesis 29:13); and
(2) huios tes adelphes (Acts 23:16), and wrongly,
(3) anepsios (Colossians 4:10), where, without doubt, the real meaning is "cousin," as in the Revised Version (British and American).
See RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY.
Sister's (7 Occurrences)
Acts 23:16 But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY)
Colossians 4:10 Aristarchus my fellowprisoner saluteth you, and Marcus, sister's son to Barnabas, (touching whom ye received commandments: if he come unto you, receive him;) (KJV WBS)
Genesis 24:30 It happened, when he saw the ring, and the bracelets on his sister's hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, "This is what the man said to me," that he came to the man. Behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 29:13 It happened, when Laban heard the news of Jacob, his sister's son, that he ran to meet Jacob, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all these things. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 20:17 "'If a man takes his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness; it is a shameful thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people: he has uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
1 Chronicles 7:15 and Machir took a wife of Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maacah; and the name of the second was Zelophehad: and Zelophehad had daughters. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS NAS NIV)
Ezekiel 23:32 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: You will drink of your sister's cup, which is deep and large; you will be ridiculed and held in derision; it contains much. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)