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Disciple

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DISCIPLE, n. L., to learn.

1. A learner a scholar one who receives or professes to receive instruction from another as the disciples of Plato.
2. A follower an adherent to the doctrines of another. Hence the constant attendants of Christ were called his disciples and hence all Christians are called his disciples, as they profess to learn and receive his doctrines and precepts.

DISCIPLE,

1. To teach to train, or bring up.
2. To make disciples of to convert to doctrines or principles.

This authority he employed in sending missionaries to disciple all nations.

3. To punish to discipline. Not in use.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Disciple'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/d/disciple.html.

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