King James Dictionary
1. An original or model proposed for imitation the archetype an exemplar that which is to be copies or imitated, either in things or in actions as the pattern of a machine a pattern of patience. Christ was the most perfect pattern of rectitude,patience and submission ever exhibited on earth.
2. A specimen a sample a part showing the figure or quality of the whole as a pattern of silk cloth.
3. An instance an example.
4. Any thing cut of formed into the shape of something to be made after it.
To pattern after, to imitate to follow.
Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Pattern'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/p/pattern.html.