apostle

  1. an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
  2. any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
  3. (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

Apostle

[disambiguation] Apostle, an anglicization of the Greek ἀπόστολος (apóstolos), refers to a messenger or ambassador. Specific uses of the term are: ==Religion== ==Arts and entertainment== ==Other uses== ...
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Apostle

An apostle, from Classical Greek ἀπόστολος (apóstolos), meaning `one who is sent away`, is a messenger and ambassador. The purpose of such `sending away` is to convey messages, and thus `messenger` is a common alternative translation. The term may be used metaphorically in various contexts, but is mostly found used specifically fo...
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Apostle

[Christian] According to the Bible`s New Testament, the Apostles are the primary disciples of Jesus of Nazareth, the central figure in Christianity. During the life and ministry of Jesus in the first century AD, the apostles were his closest followers and became the primary teachers of the gospel message of Jesus. Often the word `disciple` ...
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apostle

[Noun] Someone of a particular religion or belief who strongly believes and supports the cause.
Example: The apostles carried on the teaching of Jesus and started the early Christian church.
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Apostle

[n] - an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform 2. [n] - any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people 3. [n] - (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
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apostle

In the New Testament, any of the chosen 12 disciples sent out by Jesus, after his resurrection, to preach the gospel. In the earliest days of Christianity, the term was extended to include some who...
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Apostle

A Christian term to refer to Jesus' immediate followers. An apostle must generally a man was personally chosen by Jesus, and to have seen him. Sometimes, the term is used to refer only to the twelve disciples, or to the twelve disciples and Paul. Other times, it has been used to refer to the 70 disciples selected by Jesus. In Romans 16:7, Paul ref...
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Apostle

A·pos'tle noun [ Middle English apostle , apostel , postle , Anglo-Saxon apostol , Latin apostolus , from Greek ... messenger, one sent forth or away, from ... to send off or away; ... from + ... to send; akin to German stellen to set, English stall :...
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Apostle

noun (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
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Apostle

noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
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Apostle

• (n.) The missionary who first plants the Christian faith in any part of the world; also, one who initiates any great moral reform, or first advocates any important belief; one who has extraordinary success as a missionary or reformer; as, Dionysius of Corinth is called the apostle of France, John Eliot the apostle to the Indians, Theobald Ma...
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Apostle

(from Greek apostolos, `person sent`), any of the 12 disciples chosen by Jesus Christ; the term is sometimes also applied to others, especially ... [8 related articles]
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Apostle

[production company] Apostle is a New York-based production company specializing in television production created by stand-up comedian and actor Denis Leary and his business partner Jim Serpico. Apostle created the hit TV series Rescue Me about a post-9/11 FDNY crew and the drama in their personal lives. In June 2007, Apostle signed a 3-yea...
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apostle

apostle (upos'ul) [Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot). Traditio...
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apostle

In the New Testament, any of the chosen 12 disciples sent out by Jesus, after his resurrection, to preach the gospel. In the earliest days of Christianity, the term was extended to include some who had never known Jesus in the flesh, notably St Paul. The qualifications for an apostle, in the full sen...
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Apostle

[Latter Day Saints] In the Latter Day Saint movement, an Apostle is a `special witness of the name of Jesus Christ who is sent to teach the principles of salvation to others.` In many Latter Day Saint churches, an apostle is a priesthood office of high authority within the church hierarchy. In many churches, apostles may be members of the Q...
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apostle

an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
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apostle

an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
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