The church at Ephesus (Rev. 2:6) is commended for hating the “deeds” of the Nicolaitanes, and the church of Pergamos is blamed for having them who hold their “doctrines” (15). They were seemingly a class of professing Christians, who sought to introduce into the church a false freedom or licentiousness, thus abusing Paul’s doctrine of grace (comp. 2 Pet. 2:15, 16, 19), and were probably identical with those who held the doctrine of Baalam (q.v.), Rev. 2:14.
the victory of the people, a proselyte of Antioch, one of the seven deacons (Acts 6:5).
- Nicolas-favre disease
Nicolas-Favre disease Ni·co·las-Fa·vre disease (nē’kō-lə-fāv’ər, nē-kō-lä’fä’vrə) n. See venereal lymphogranuloma.
- Nicolaus copernicus
[koh-pur-ni-kuh s, kuh-] /koʊˈpɜr nɪ kəs, kə-/ noun 1. Nicolaus [nik-uh-ley-uh s] /ˌnɪk əˈleɪ əs/ (Show IPA), (Mikolaj Kopernik) 1473–1543, Polish astronomer who promulgated the now accepted theory that the earth and the other planets move around the sun (the Copernican System) 2. a crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon, […]
[nik-uh-ley] /ˌnɪk əˈleɪ/ noun 1. John George, 1832–1901, U.S. biographer.