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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΦιλημων Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.f!-LEE-mən English
fie-LEE-mən English
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Meaning & History

Means "affectionate" in Greek, a derivative of φιλημα (philema) "kiss". Philemon was the recipient of one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament.

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Categories

biblical, books of the Bible, Greek mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017