3402. mimétés
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mimétés: an imitator
Original Word: μιμητής, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: mimétés
Phonetic Spelling: (mim-ay-tace')
Short Definition: an imitator
Definition: an imitator, follower.

HELPS word-Studies

3402 mimētḗs (the root of the English term, mimic, "one who imitates, emulates") – properly, the positive imitation that arises by admiring the pattern set by someone worthy of emulation, i.e. a mentor setting a proper example. 3402 /mimētḗs ("emulator, imitator") is always used positively in the NT (seven times) – of followers of Christ emulating a God-approved example. The supreme model is God Himself (see Eph 5:1).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mimeomai
an imitator
NASB Translation
imitators (6).

STRONGS NT 3402: μιμητής

μιμητής, μιμητου, , an imitator: γίνομαι τίνος (genitive of person), 1 Corinthians 4:16; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Ephesians 5:1; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 1 Thessalonians 2:14; Hebrews 6:12; with the genitive of the thing, 1 Peter 3:13 Rec. (where L T Tr WH ζηλωταί). (Plato, Isocrates, others.)


From mimeomai; an imitator -- follower.

see GREEK mimeomai

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