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Philemon

fuh lay muhn

  • 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
  • n  (New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul
  • n  a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
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  • Local court watch opposes bill to raise age of juvenile offenders
    The founder of CharMeck Court Watch opposes a bill that could raise the age set for juveniles from 16 to 18 years old. CMCW enlists volunteers who monitor court cases and criminal records of repeat offenders who have histories of violent behaviors. Marcus Philemon said House Bill 725 is a watered-down version of an older bill -- Senate Bill 434 -- where offenders younger than 18 would have ...
    June 12, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte

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