Nicolaitans


Nicolaitans
A group with Gnostic tendencies living in Ephesus and Pergamum who are denounced in Rev. 2:6 and 15.

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  • Nicolaitan — noun /nɪ.kəˈleɪ.ɪ.t(ə)n/ A member of an early Christian sect, said to participate in certain pagan ceremonies. But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which also I hate....So hast thou also them that hold to the… …   Wiktionary


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