(Naut.) A light line tied to a heavier one and used in pulling it as from a ship to a pier
An early follower of Jesus, esp. one of the Apostles
The definition of a witness is a person who has seen an event or who testifies about what he has seen.
(Primitive Church) A person who first brought the gospel to a city or region.
The definition of an aficionado is a person who is a fan of something.
Something resembling an open fan in shape:
A person under legal agreement to work a specified length of time for a master craftsman in a craft or trade in return for instruction and, formerly, support
A handbook on a specific subject
The chief of the 12 Apostles. He is traditionally regarded as the first bishop of Rome and author of two epistles in the New Testament.
(Name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Matt; var. Matthias; equiv. Fr. Mathieu, Ger. & Swed. Matthaus, It. Matteo, Sp. Mateo
Early Christian noted for his missionary work among the cities of the Roman Empire. His epistles, included in the New Testament, are among the earliest and most influential sources of Christian theology.
One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development:
A new convert to a doctrine or religion.
(Historical) An advance representative of an army or royal party, who arranged for lodging, entertainment, etc.
A specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities
An attentive observer:
An elastic, girdlelike device worn to support the back, abdomen, etc.
(Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.
A person who is fervently devoted, as to a leader or ideal; a faithful follower.
any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
An Ancient Greek male given name
(Bible, person, proper) (original name Joses or Joseph) a Levite of Cyprus, a Christian apostle & missionary companion of Paul: Acts 4:36
A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.
Greek philosopher and theologian who reinterpreted Christian doctrine through Neo-Platonist philosophy. His influential work was later condemned as unorthodox.
Christian martyr. A student of the Apostle John, he was burned at the stake during a period of persecution of Christians in Smyrna.
The cardinal number between sixty-nine and seventy-one; 70; LXX
Carthaginian theologian who converted to Christianity (c. 193), broke with the Catholic Church (c. 207), and formed his own schismatic sect. His writings greatly influenced Western theology.
One who accepts the guidance, command, or leadership of another:
The life or condition of a person in a religious order:
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