a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle
Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament

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  • Philippians — 1 Philippians 2 Philippians 3 Philippians 4 …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Philippians 2 — is the second chapter in the Epistle to the Philippians, one of the books of the Christian New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Philippians — [fi lip′ē ənz] n. a book of the New Testament, a letter from the Apostle Paul to the Christians of Philippi: abbrev. Ph or Phil …   English World dictionary

  • Philippians — noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: short for Epistle to the Philippians Date: 1549 a hortatory letter written by St. Paul to the Christians of Philippi and included as a book in the New Testament see bible table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Philippians — noun A book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle of to the Philippians. See Also: Phil., Philipp …   Wiktionary

  • Philippians 4 — 1 Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. 2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 And I intreat thee also, true… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Philippians, Epistle to the — • Epistle written by St. Paul to the Christians of Philippi Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Philippians, Epistle to —    Was written by Paul during the two years when he was in bonds in Rome (Phil. 1:7 13), probably early in the year A.D. 62 or in the end of 61.    The Philippians had sent Epaphroditus, their messenger, with contributions to meet the necessities …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Philippians, Letter of Paul to the — ▪ work by Saint Paul       New Testament letter written by Paul the Apostle, while he was in prison (probably at Rome about AD 62), and addressed to the Christian congregation he had established in Macedonia. Apprehensive that his execution was… …   Universalium

  • Philippians, Paul's epistle to the — In the NT, the sixth of Paul s epistles. The Christian community at Philippi in Macedonia was highly regarded by Paul and this letter includes a warm appreciation of their financial contribution for his needs (Phil. 4:15–20). There seems to have… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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