What is Apostle of the Gentiles?

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    “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to your word; for mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast prepared in the presence of all peoples, light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to thy people Israel.”
    Bible: New Testament (RSV)

    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)