Word of the Day: PHILOXENY

from Latin philoxenia (love of strangers; eagerness to show hospitality);
or: from Greek ϕιλοξενίζειν from ϕιλόξενος (philoksenos) (loving hospitality or strangers), from ϕιλο- (philo-) + ξένος (xenos) (stranger) + -ia (-y)

“…for by this philoxeny, the virtue inclining and disposing the mind to the entertainment of strangers, is in the first place intended…”

From: An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews
By John Owen, 1814

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