What is Apostle?

  • (noun): (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "Apostle":

  • (noun): An ardent early supporter of a cause or reform.
    Example: "An apostle of revolution"
  • (noun): Any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people.

Famous quotes containing the word apostle:

    Go, all of you poor people, in the name of God the Creator, and let him forever be your guide. And henceforth, do not be beguiled by these idle and useless pilgrimages. See to your families, and work, each one of you, in your vocation, raise your children, and live as the good Apostle Paul teaches you.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)