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An Imitator
Any person attempting to be like another person.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Imitate, Imitators
IMITATE, IMITATORS [Gk mimeomai (μιμεομαι), mimētēs (μιμητης)]. The term “imitator” is one link between the disciples of Jesus in the Gospels and the believers of the early Church. Although the word “disciple” (mathētēs) is curiously absent from the epistles, Michaelis’ conclusion is representative
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Imitator
IMITATOR (Gk. mimētēs). Paul urges Christians to be “imitators of me”; etc., meaning that they were to be like him in all good things (1 Cor. 4:16; 11:1; etc.); also to take God as an example (Eph. 5:1). In Phil. 3:17 he exhorts the brethren to “join in following my example, and observe those who walk
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FOLLOWER
FOLLOWER<fol’-o-er> ([μιμητής, mimetes]): “Followers” is in the King James Version the translation of mimetes, “to imitate” (in the New Testament in the good sense of becoming imitators, or following an example), rendered by the Revised Version (British and American) “imitators” (1 Cor 4:16;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Follower
FOLLOWER, fol’ō̇-ẽr μιμητής, mimētḗs): “Followers” is in AV the tr of mimētḗs, “to imitate” (in the NT in the good sense of becoming imitators, or following an example), rendered by RV “imitators” (1 Cor 4:16; 11:1; Eph 5:1; 1 Thess 1:6; 2:14; He 6:12); summimētaí, “joint imitators” (Phil 3:17);