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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
See Table at Bible.
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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)
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(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
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n sing (Bibl) → Philipper pl
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In this day of self-glorification and the celebration of "me," this little story can serve as a reminder of Paul's important words in the book of Philippians: "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit" (2:3).
'Philippians'was his letter of thanks for their generosity.
Paul went on to describe all the ways in which the Philippians' support was a blessing not just to him but to themselves as well.
Acts 16:6-40 identifies Lydia of Philippi as beginning the first house church in that city, and Paul's letter to the Philippians suggests that a disagreement between two women--Euodia and Syntyche--threatened the unity of the church there (Philippians 4:2-3).
This emphasis is particularly evident in H.'s evaluation of Philemon and Philippians. H.
These aircraft will provide the necessary capacity as Cebu Pacific launches four-weekly flights from Daveo, Philippians, to Kalibo and Puerto Princesa and augments its network in the near future ...
The Son of God voluntarily took upon Himself the character of a slave in order to fulfil the will of God, which He did to the letter (Philippians 2.5 - 11).
Philippians 3:8 Play the game according to His rules.
Biblical scholars from the US, Australia, and Britain consider such aspects as Paul as a missionary pastor, in priestly service of the servant-Christ, ethnicity and Christian identity in the multi-ethnic first-century world, whether his grace-based gospel was true to Jesus, his Christology and mission to the Gentiles, reconciliation as the heart of his missionary theology, resurrection and mission in Philippians, and what is known about the apostle's financial support.
Paul calls the Philippians to work out their salvation with fear and trembling.
I press towards the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus-" (Philippians 3).
ERASMUS, Desiderius, Paraphrases on the Epistles to the Corinthians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians.