3402. mimétés
Strong's Concordance
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.
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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
Definition
an imitator
NASB Translation
imitators (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
follower.

From mimeomai; an imitator -- follower.

see GREEK mimeomai

Forms and Transliterations
μιμηται μιμηταί μιμηταὶ mimetai mimetaí mimetaì mimētai mimētaí mimētaì
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Strong's Greek 3402
6 Occurrences


μιμηταί — 6 Occ.

1 Corinthians 4:16 N-NMP
GRK: οὖν ὑμᾶς μιμηταί μου γίνεσθε
NAS: I exhort you, be imitators of me.
KJV: you, be ye followers of me.
INT: therefore you imitators of me become

1 Corinthians 11:1 N-NMP
GRK: μιμηταί μου γίνεσθε
NAS: Be imitators of me, just as I also
KJV: Be ye followers of me, even as
INT: Imitators of me be

Ephesians 5:1 N-NMP
GRK: γίνεσθε οὖν μιμηταὶ τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: Therefore be imitators of God,
KJV: ye therefore followers of God, as
INT: Be you therefore imitators of God

1 Thessalonians 1:6 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ ὑμεῖς μιμηταὶ ἡμῶν ἐγενήθητε
NAS: became imitators of us and of the Lord,
KJV: ye became followers of us, and
INT: and you imitators of us became

1 Thessalonians 2:14 N-NMP
GRK: ὑμεῖς γὰρ μιμηταὶ ἐγενήθητε ἀδελφοί
NAS: became imitators of the churches
KJV: became followers of the churches
INT: you indeed imitators became brothers

Hebrews 6:12 N-NMP
GRK: νωθροὶ γένησθε μιμηταὶ δὲ τῶν
NAS: that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those
KJV: but followers of them who through
INT: sluggish you be imitators however of those who

6 Occurrences

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