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Synonyms for Philemon

(Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people's piety

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(New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul

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a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping

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Prime Minister Philemon Yang expressed appreciation of Sri Lanka's consistent positions which had been of value to Cameroon over the years.
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Is it then anachronistic to ask if Paul intended in the letter to Philemon to challenge the Greco-Roman institution of slavery?
Following the opening prayers Bible readings from Deuteronomy and Philemon, were by Pat Jessop and Liz Malafronte.
The intimate letter of Philemon is a bid Paul makes to his friend "on the basis of love" (Philemon 1:9).
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Kenya Airports Authority's (KAA) Projects Manager, Philemon Chamwada, said recently that the KAA is evaluating three international contractors for an expansion project at Kisumu Airport that will take 22 months to complete.
Over the 10 days, Philemon had watched my attempts to carve a traditional shepherd's stick.
This response, however, cannot account for the fact that when Paul writes even to a single individual, Philemon, we see Paul appealing from many different angles for Philemon to do what is right in receiving back his runaway slave Onesimus.