Philetus

Philetus

(fīlē`təs), in the New Testament, Christian denounced by Paul.
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An almost identical scene takes place in Giles Jacob's Treatise of Hermaphrodites (1719), when Philetus, who has unsuccessfully courted Theodora, dresses as a woman to win his way into her lesbian sexual "Frolicks" with Amaryllis (53).
The text seems obsessed with the pleasures which male ejaculation brought to the woman, and the scene between Philetus and Theodora suggests that this is the sole distinction between Philetus and the dildo--it is only ejaculation that alerts Theodora to Philetus's deception.
This attempt is illustrated by the dramatic complaint of Demas suffering the pains of hell for his defection from Paul because of love of the world and by his defense that, whatever his sin, it does not reach the gravity of those committed by other disloyal disciples: Judas, Nicolas, Alexander, Philetus, or Diotrephes.
For example, in a meeting with Republican Senators Philetus Sawyer and John C.
60) This is not to say that there is not future bodily resurrection or eternal glory to come; see the error of Hymaeneus and Philetus in 2 Tim 2:18.
Philetus Green: Plaintiff alleges breach of contract.