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[fi-lip-ee-uh nz]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. an Epistle written by Paul to the Christian community in Philippi. Abbreviation: Phil.
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Historical Examples of philippians

  • We read in Philippians the seven steps of his descent from heaven to Calvary.

    George Muller of Bristol

    Arthur T. Pierson

  • There is a striking passage in Philippians that fits in here.

  • He turns the Philippians' thoughts to their fellowship in the Spirit.

  • It was sympathy in his care for the Philippians that he sought for in his messenger.

  • What are 'the same things' to write which is 'safe' for the Philippians?

British Dictionary definitions for philippians


  1. (functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians)
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