Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon

Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon
noun
a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle, ↑New Testament

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  • Paul, the Apostle — A formidable theologian sometimes even regarded as the founder of Christianity inasmuch as it was Paul, apostle to the Gentiles, who laboured that the Church should be an authentically international and intellectually coherent community whose… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Philemon — noun 1. (Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people s piety • Topics: ↑Greek mythology • Instance Hypernyms: ↑countryman,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epistle to Philemon — noun a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping • Syn: ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon, ↑Philemon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle, ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philemon, The Letter of Paul to — ▪ epistle by Saint Paul also called  The Epistle Of Saint Paul The Apostle To Philemon,         brief New Testament letter written by Paul the Apostle to a wealthy Christian of Colossae, Asia Minor, on behalf of Onesimus, Philemon s former slave …   Universalium

  • Apostle (Christian) — Apostle redirects here. For other uses, see Apostle (disambiguation). Twelve Apostles redirects here. For other uses, see Twelve Apostles (disambiguation). The Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles. Russian, 14th.c., Moscow Museum The term apostle is… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Colossians — Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Philemon — n. character in Greek mythology; Epistle written by the Apostle Paul (New Testament); convert of the apostle Paul …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Epistle to the Ephesians —     Epistle to the Ephesians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Ephesians     This article will be treated under the following heads:     ♦ I. Analysis of the Epistle;     ♦ II. Special Characteristics:     ♦ (1) Form:     (a)… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Colossians —     Epistle to the Colossians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Colossians     One of the four Captivity Epistles written by St. Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome the other three being Ephesians, Philemon and Philippians. That …   Catholic encyclopedia

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