Epistle to the Philippians

noun
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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  • Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians — noun a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia • Syn: ↑Epistle to the Philippians, ↑Philippians • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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  • Epistle to the Romans — The Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Romans is one of the letters of the New Testament canon of the Christian Bible. Often referred to simply as Romans, it is one of the seven currently undisputed letters of Paul. It is even counted among… …   Wikipedia

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

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