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Heretical persons or teachers, mentioned in Revelation 2:6,15 . Whether they were the same as the Nicolaitans of the second century and later is very doubtful. Some suppose them to be followers of Nicolas the deacon, but there is no good evidence that he ever became a heretic.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Nicolaitans'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​n/nicolaitans.html. 1859.