Ambrose, 1675?–1749, English poet and dramatist.
one of the 12 apostles. Mark 3:18; John 1:43–48; 6:5–7.
one of the leaders of the Christian Hellenists in the early church in Jerusalem who afterwards became an evangelist and missionary. Acts 6; 8:26–40.
King (Metacomet) died 1676, North American Indian chief: sachem of the Wampanoag tribe 1662–76; leader of the Indians in King Philip’s War.
Prince, Duke of Edinburgh, born 1921, consort of Elizabeth II.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “lover of horses.”.
Contemporary Examples

And in Europe, the European Network of Robotic Research is collaborating with companies such as Philips and the ABB Group.
Robotic Technologies Could Aggravate the U.S. Problem of Slow Jobs Growth Robert Shapiro July 18, 2013

Historical Examples

What is the rule with Mr. Philips’s heroines, as far as I am acquainted with them?
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, April 12, 1890 Various

“For your profanity and want of courtesy we will make the ransom a thousand Philips, then,” said he.
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini

Their visits to Mrs. Philips were now productive of the most interesting intelligence.
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

“So much loveliness may not be bought for fifty Philips, O Ibrahim,” said he.
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini

On Philips death, he turned to Otto; but with all the world left him at last for Frederick.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

“Sixty Philips will I pay for the joy of taming that wild cat,” said he.
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini

The third, as Philips relates, oppressed his children in his lifetime, and cheated them at his death.
Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley Samuel Johnson

Shall I count out one thousand and one hundred Philips, O dalal.
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini

The Suprema was therefore indisposed to accede to Philips wishes and, in a consulta of January 2d, it asked for delay.
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4 Henry Charles Lea

(New Testament)

one of the twelve apostles of Jesus
Also Philip the Evangelist. one of the seven deacons appointed by the early Church
Also Philip the Tetrarch. one of the sons of Herod the Great, who was ruler of part of former Judaea (4 bc–34 ad) (Luke 3:1)

King, American Indian name Metacomet. died 1676, American Indian chief, the son of Massasoit. He waged King Philip’s War against the colonists of New England (1675–76) and was killed in battle
Prince. another name for the (Duke of) Edinburgh Prince. another name for the (Duke of) Edinburgh

masc. proper name, from Latin Philippus, from Greek Philippos “fond of horses,” from philos “beloved, loving” (see philo-) + hippos “horse” (see equine). In 16c., Philip and Cheyney was a way to say “any two common men.”
A Dutch multinational electronics company. It produces washing machines, consumer electronics, integrated circuits and light bulbs. Together with Sony they set the Compact Disc standard, especially Green Book CD-ROM. They are members of the Open Software Foundation. Philips Research Labs developed the POOL and SPL languages.
Address: Philips Research Labs, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

lover of horses. (1.) One of the twelve apostles; a native of Bethsaida, “the city of Andrew and Peter” (John 1:44). He readily responded to the call of Jesus when first addressed to him (43), and forthwith brought Nathanael also to Jesus (45,46). He seems to have held a prominent place among the apostles (Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; John 6:5-7; 12:21, 22; 14:8, 9; Acts 1:13). Of his later life nothing is certainly known. He is said to have preached in Phrygia, and to have met his death at Hierapolis. (2.) One of the “seven” (Acts 6:5), called also “the evangelist” (21:8, 9). He was one of those who were “scattered abroad” by the persecution that arose on the death of Stephen. He went first to Samaria, where he laboured as an evangelist with much success (8:5-13). While he was there he received a divine command to proceed toward the south, along the road leading from Jerusalem to Gaza. These towns were connected by two roads. The one Philip was directed to take was that which led through Hebron, and thence through a district little inhabited, and hence called “desert.” As he travelled along this road he was overtaken by a chariot in which sat a man of Ethiopia, the eunuch or chief officer of Queen Candace, who was at that moment reading, probably from the Septuagint version, a portion of the prophecies of Isaiah (53:6,7). Philip entered into conversation with him, and expounded these verses, preaching to him the glad tidings of the Saviour. The eunuch received the message and believed, and was forthwith baptized, and then “went on his way rejoicing.” Philip was instantly caught away by the Spirit after the baptism, and the eunuch saw him no more. He was next found at Azotus, whence he went forth in his evangelistic work till he came to Caesarea. He is not mentioned again for about twenty years, when he is still found at Caesarea (Acts 21:8) when Paul and his companions were on the way to Jerusalem. He then finally disappears from the page of history. (3.) Mentioned only in connection with the imprisonment of John the Baptist (Matt. 14:3; Mark 6:17; Luke 3:19). He was the son of Herod the Great, and the first husband of Herodias, and the father of Salome. (See HEROD PHILIP I. ØT0001763) (4.) The “tetrarch of Ituraea” (Luke 3:1); a son of Herod the Great, and brother of Herod Antipas. The city of Caesarea-Philippi was named partly after him (Matt. 16:13; Mark 8:27). (See HEROD PHILIP II. ØT0001764)


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