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as in:  chosen by Jesus

Paul claimed the role of Apostle to the Gentiles.
  Christianity:  one of the original 12 disciples (followers) chosen by Jesus Christ to preach his gospel
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Apostle Apostles
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  • Paul claimed the role of Apostle to the Gentiles.
  • Many believe that all of the Apostles were martyred (killed for their belief) except John; however, the Bible reports only on the martyrdom of James.
  • Wouldn’t you accept a drink of water from one of the Twelve Apostles if you was dying of thirst?
    Jack London  --  Burning Daylight
  • He appointed twelve—designating them apostles—that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach
    Mark 3:14 (NIV)

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  • They’re the apostles.
    David Almond  --  Clay
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Apostle [4] , disciple [2]
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