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  • n. Plural form of Nicolaitan.

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  • (Also called Nicolaitans), a sect mentioned in the Apocalypse

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • But if (to give an illustration) Papias had merely said of the fourth Evangelist that 'John the disciple of the Lord wished by the publication of the Gospel to root out that error which had been disseminated among men by Cerinthus, and long before by those who are called Nicolaitans,' or language to that effect, it would be no surprise to me if Eusebius did not reproduce it; because Irenæus uses these very words of the fourth Gospel [182: 1], and

    Essays on the work entitled "Supernatural Religion"

  • And remember, he rebuked and scolded the rich money lenders, the hypocritical religious theocrats, and the "Nicolaitans" who sought and fought for personal wealth, power and domain in the name of God and Country (just like they are doing today).

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  • The person who teaches men to break the commandments is undoubtedly Paul, and in order to furnish a text against Paul's followers, the "Nicolaitans," Jesus is made to declare that he came not to destroy one tittle of the law, but to fulfil the whole in every particular.

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • Intense hatred of Paul and his followers appears in several passages of the Apocalypse, where they are stigmatized as "Nicolaitans,"

    The Unseen World and Other Essays

  • A Hebrew, or even a Greek, play on words would be very conceivable in these Epistles; indeed, I am convinced that there is one in the name "Nicolaitans," given to the libertines of the apostolic period (see ii.

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • But this you have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

    OpEdNews - Diary: The Anger Hate Continuum

  • After all, he was angry at the greedy rich, the money changers, the religious bigots, the hypocrites who claimed to serve God but were ignorant of God, and the Nicolaitans who gained power, wealth and domain at the expense of others.

    OpEdNews - Diary: The Anger Hate Continuum

  • Listening to your pastor rather than listening to the truth is a practice of the Nicolaitans, which the Holy Spirit hates (Rev. 2: 6) And you will be condemned for not discerning the wickedness of the man of lawlessness for yourself.

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  • Today most scholars concur that the Nicolaitans, whoever they were, likely encouraged sexual immorality and idolatry among the early Christians.

    Mysteries & Intrigues of the Bible

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