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by Philip Jones

...What does the word ‘disciple' mean?

The Greek word” translated as ’disciple' in our English Scriptures is ’machetes'! This word literally means ’student' or 'pupil’. This tells us that disciples are people undergoing tuition by someone. Many groups in the Jewish society of Jesus' day had disciples, for example, the Pharisees, Sadducees, and even John the Baptist.
'Some people came and asked Jesus, ’How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are Fasting, but yours are not”' (Mark 2:16).
We also know from non-Biblical sources that some Gentile groups and leaders had disciples, for example ....



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