Synonyms for Philemon

1. Philemon (n.)

(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


2. Philemon (n.)

(New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul


3. Philemon (n.)

a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping