Synonyms of philemon


1. Philemon

usage: (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

2. Philemon

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

3. Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon, Epistle to Philemon, Philemon

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

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