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. 2001.

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

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

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

  • Philippians — /fi lip ee euhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) an Epistle written by Paul to the Christian community in Philippi. Abbr.: Phil. * * * …   Universalium

  • Philippians — Phi·lip·pi·ans || fɪ lɪpɪənz n. Epistle written by the Apostle Paul to the Christians of Philippi n. Christian Epistle written by the Apostle Paul …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Philippians — Phi•lip•pi•ans [[t]fɪˈlɪp i ənz[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) bib an Epistle written by Paul to the Christians in Philippi …   From formal English to slang

  • Philippians — /fəˈlɪpiənz/ (say fuh lipeeuhnz) noun the epistle of the apostle Paul to the Christian community in Philippi, in the New Testament …   Australian English dictionary

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