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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
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(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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He describes assumptions associated with the moral philosophers as the cultural pre-text for Philippians, which Paul used to create a sense of ease about his imprisonment and so also about his gospel.
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Paul uses this military language throughout Philippians.
He focuses on Paul's little-studied letter to the Philippians, in which he finds an unusual level of interest in the preaching of the gospel that shows promise of clarifying Paul's understanding of the place of his churches in the gentile mission.
You'll find that prescription in Philippians chapter one.
Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14
This book is not a commentary on, but a study of, Paul's letter to the Philippians from a sociological composition of the city of Philippi at the time of Paul.
The word Paul used was military; and it must have had a special meaning for the Philippians in Philippi, a Roman colony and garrison to whom Paul was writing.
In his letter to the Philippians, Paul says he has learned to be content with whatever he has.
The letters that most scholars agree were written by Paul himself--1 Thessalonians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Romans, and Philemon--were all written between 51 and 58 A.
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PHILIPPIANS 1,12 JUST as every thought can become a prayer, so every stumbling block can become a stepping-stone.