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Definition of Disciple

Disciple

  1. One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior.
  2. To teach; to train.
  3. To punish; to discipline.
  4. To make disciples of; to convert to doctrines or principles.

Disciple Quotations

Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Stephen Hawking

Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.
Dwight L. Moody

Now I begin to be a disciple... Let fire and cross, flocks of beasts, broken bones, dismemberment... come upon me, so long as I attain to Jesus Christ.
Ignatius of Antioch

I'm a disciple of Raymond Chandler, who said in his essays that there's a quality of redemption in anything that can be called art.
Michael Connelly

Looking back, I can see that the women I loved, at least early on, were status symbols. I suppose, in that sense, I was my mother's true disciple. She'd taught me that a good man, though elusive, could transform one's whole life once he was caught.
Edmund White
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Disciple Translations

disciple in Dutch is discipel
disciple in French is disciple
disciple in Latin is alumno, discipulus
disciple in Norwegian is disippel
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