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King James Dictionary [1]


1. One who comes, goes or moves after another, in the same course. 2. One that takes another as his guide in doctrines, opinions or example one who receives the opinions, and imitates the example of another an adherent an imitator.

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who, through faith and patience, inherit the promises.  Hebrews 6 .

3. One who obeys, worships and honors.

Be ye followers of God, as dear children.  Ephesians 5 .

4. An adherent a disciple one who embraces the same system as a follower of Plato. 5. An attendant a companion an associate or a dependent. The warrior distributed the plunder among his followers.

No follower, but a friend.

6. One under the command of another. 7. One of the same faction or party.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( n.) Among law stationers, a sheet of parchment or paper which is added to the first sheet of an indenture or other deed.

(2): ( n.) A sweetheart; a beau.

(3): ( n.) The removable flange, or cover, of a piston. See Illust. of Piston.

(4): ( n.) The part of a machine that receives motion from another part. See Driver.

(5): ( n.) A gland. See Illust. of Stuffing box.

(6): ( n.) One who follows; a pursuer; an attendant; a disciple; a dependent associate; a retainer.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [3]

fol´ō̇ ẽr μιμητής mimētḗs mimētēs  1 Corinthians 4:16 1 Corinthians 11:1 Ephesians 5:1 1 Thessalonians 1:6 1 Thessalonians 2:14 Hebrews 6:12 summimētai  Philippians 3:17 1 Peter 3:13 zelōtı̄́s