Disciple - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'disciple':

disciple ~ (A) ~ a person who wants to do the same things as another person and learn from them; a person who does what Jesus taught.

disciple ~ (A) ~ someone that Jesus taught.

disciple ~ (B) ~ one who follows another and learns from him; a person who does what Jesus taught; also applies to those who follow John the Baptist .

disciple ~ (B) ~ someone who follows a master and learns from him.

disciple ~ (B) ~ someone who learns what Jesus taught and follows him.

disciple ~ (B) ~ student who obeys his teacher.

disciple ~ (B) ~ Jesus' 12 students (in other words, disciples) were called apostles .

More information: 'disciple' in the Bible (from over 100 free online books). Our level (A) definitions are simpler than level (B).

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