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Coupled with Hymenaeus as "erring" (missing the aim: estocheesan), and holding that "the resurrection is past already" (2 Timothy 2:17), as if it were merely the spiritual raising of souls from the death of sin: perverting Romans 6:4; Ephesians 2:6; Colossians 2:12; compare 1 Corinthians 15:12, etc. (See HYMENAEUS.) So the Seleucians or Hermians taught (Augustine, Ep. 119:55 ad Januar. 4); the germs of Gnosticism, which fully developed itself in the second century.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'philetus' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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