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Definition 1: a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping - [noun denoting communication]

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(philemon is an instance of ...) a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle

(philemon is an instance of ...) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 2: (New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul - [noun denoting person]

(philemon is an instance of ...) a native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia

(philemon belongs to category ...) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 3: (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 - [noun denoting person]

(philemon is an instance of ...) a man who lives in the country and has country ways

(philemon belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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