Apostle - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'apostle':

apostle ~ (A) ~ a man that God chose to lead his church or other Christians and to teach about Jesus. The first special helpers of Jesus were apostles.

apostle ~ (A) ~ a man that God chose to lead his church ; one of the 12 men that Jesus chose to work with him and to teach about him.

apostle ~ (B) ~ a man that God chose to lead his church ; one of the 12 men that Jesus chose to be his helpers and to teach about him.

apostle ~ (B) ~ a person that Jesus sent out.

apostle ~ (B) ~ a person/man that Jesus sent out to teach about him; Jesus' special worker.

apostle ~ (B) ~ someone that Jesus sent to give his message.

apostle ~ (B) ~ someone whom God sends; especially one of the 12 that Jesus chose to be his helpers.

apostles ~ (A) ~ 12 men that Jesus chose to tell people about him. See Mark 3:16-18 for their names. See also disciples .

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