Philemon

noun Phi·le·mon \ fə-ˈlē-mən , fī- \

Definition of Philemon

1 : a friend and probable convert of the apostle Paul
2 : a letter written by St. Paul to a Christian living in the area of Colossae and included as a book in the New Testament — see Bible Table
3 : a poor aged Phrygian in Greek mythology who with his wife Baucis treats a disguised Zeus hospitably and is rewarded by him with a splendid temple

Origin and Etymology of philemon

Greek Philēmōn


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