Main meanings of discipling in English

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discipling1

Pronunciation /dɪˈsʌɪplɪŋ/

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noun

  • The action or fact of making a person into a disciple or follower; an instance of this.

    Chiefly in religious contexts.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Fisher (bap. 1604, d. 1665), Quaker preacher and writer. Partly from disciple + -ing.

Main meanings of discipling in English

: discipling1discipling2

discipling2

Pronunciation /dɪˈsʌɪplɪŋ/

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adjective

  • That makes into a disciple; that converts to a particular doctrine or belief system; that proselytizes.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Hieron (d. 1617), Church of England clergyman and devotional writer. Originally from disciple + -ing.