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Philippians (fĭ-lĭp'pi-anz), Epistle to the. This epistle, written by Paul while a prisoner at Rome, a.d. 62 or 63, is remarkable for its Christian joy and for the love the apostle shows for the Philippian converts. Philippians 4:1. The Philippian Christians are reminded, as believers in Christ, of their dignity and privileges, see Acts 16:12-40, and are exhorted to live worthily of their heavenly citizenship. Philippians 3:20; Philippians 1:27, R. V.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Philippians'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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