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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
See Table at Bible.


(Bible) (functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians)


(fɪˈlɪp i ənz)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
an Epistle written by Paul to the Christians in Philippi.
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Noun1.Philippians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible


n sing (Bibl) → Philipper pl
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