Posts Tagged ‘Nicolaitans’
Didn’t you overlook the “also” in the discussion about the Nicolaitans in Revelation 2:15?
Question: I was reading your response regarding the nature of the Nicolaitans, their doctrine, and practice. Perhaps you may take the same issue with me that you do with the other commentator who did not offer an answer but rather a criticism. However, I hope you would pardon the simplicity of my question or observation. I…Read More
Wasn’t Paul a Nicolaitan?
Question: I first read your article rebutting someone’s perspective on the Nicolaitans, then your main article. I am a little confused with your logic. You said, “You will find some who build complex arguments that the Nicolaitans came up with the clergy / laity system. It is all built around the fact that “people” is found in the…Read More
It seems obvious to me that Nicolaitans refers to the clergy system in the Roman Catholic Church
Question: Regarding the word “Nicolaitan”. Indeed many definitions from lexicons simply say something that doesn’t really lend any specific information to what it means. However certain things should be glaringly obvious here from the start. It’s mentioned twice. Romans Catholics claimed it was just some short-lived sex cult with some guy Nicolas at the helm.…Read More
I think your translation of Nicolaitan is incorrect
Question: I did some research recently and I found your translation of the word “Nicolaitan” from the Greek to be incorrect. From your incorrect translation comes further assumptions which logically begin a continued false set of observations and conclusions. I am not trying to be difficult, merely bring to your attention that your answer needs to…Read More
Who were the Nicolaitans?
Question: Who were the Nicolaitans? Answer: The work “Nicolaitan” is only mentioned in Revelation 2:6 and 2:15. It comes from the Greek word nikolaites which literally means “a follower of Nicolaus.” Nicholas was a name used by some. For instance, one of the early deacons mentioned in Acts 6:5 was called Nicholas (“nicolaus” in the Greek). Whether this is the same Nicholas…Read More