What does Baptist mean?

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ˈbæp tɪstbap·tist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Baptistnoun

    follower of Baptistic doctrines

Wiktionary

  1. baptistnoun

    A person who baptizes

  2. Baptistnoun

    A Protestant denomination of Christianity, which believes in the baptism of believers, as opposed to the baptism of infants.

  3. Baptistnoun

    An adherent of this denomination.

  4. Baptistadjective

    Of, relating to, or adhering to the Baptist religious denomination.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Baptistnoun

    He that administers baptism.

    Etymology: baptiste, Fr. βαϖτιστης.

    Him the Baptist soon
    Descry’d, divinely warn’d, and witness bore
    As to his worthier —— Parad. Regained, b. i. l. 25.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baptistnoun

    one who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ

  2. Baptistnoun

    one of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that baptism should be administered to believers alone, and should be by immersion. See Anabaptist

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baptist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baptist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Baptist in a Sentence

  1. President Obama:

    In one afternoon 50 years ago, so much of our turbulent history -- the stain of slavery and anguish of civil war; the yoke of segregation and tyranny of Jim Crow; the death of four little girls in Birmingham, and the dream of a Baptist preacher -- met on this bridge.

  2. Jack Graham:

    We are concerned about Southern Baptist Christians in the marketplace – in the media and corporate world.

  3. Robert Jeffress:

    Our church will always financially support the Cooperative Program of the Southern Baptist Convention, however, the controversy over Russell Moore and the [Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission] is going to be a catalyst for many churches to reassess how they can most effectively support the denomination, which may involve a reallocation of funds.

  4. Doug Jones:

    I may have the honor of serving Alabama as your senator, but the most important thing I have done is prosecuting those klansmen who killed 4 little girls at 16th St Baptist Church.

  5. Nicholas II of Russia:

    “First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

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