yokefellow

yokefellow

(ˈjəʊkˌfɛləʊ)
n
archaic a working companion

yoke•fel•low

(ˈyoʊkˌfɛl oʊ)

n.
an associate or companion.
[1525–30]
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Sarianna Browning tells Milsand about Browning, "He would not exchange his yokefellow, I know, for any other in the universe" (p.
Which item should be required for the old, their yokefellow's care, their child's care, profession or fiscal payment?
His "yokefellow" in this ministry was Spencer Perkins, who "carried the scars of his and his family's frontline duty in the civil rights movement" (p.
The chaplain suggested that he attend Yokefellow, a small Christian discussion group in the prison led by outside volunteers.
or Canadian reporting systems include revivals, life skills, Bible study, family religious festivals, anger management, musical choirs and bands, prerelease mentoring and several religion-specific programs such as Yokefellow or Kairos.
MAINE Prayer groups, Yokefellow, Christian concerts
Upon his approval, those members are invited to become "yokefellows"; that is, they "yoke up" with a current deacon to learn about the service they will be expected to take on.
Believing that the pentecostal revival that began in 1905 had inaugurated a new era in Indian Christianity, Abrams exhorted American believers to come alongside the "spirit-filled young people" who were ready to "go out to evangelize their own people." Having "seen the Holy Spirit poured out in marvelous power upon the Indian Christian church," Abrams was certain that the evangelization of India would proceed primarily through native converts in partnership with Western pentecostals, who could serve as helpmeets to their "yokefellows" through both intercessory prayer and physical presence.
Gone were some of the original author's beloved subheadings ("Pairs and Snares" was pared, "Unequal Yokefellows" unyoked) and gone, too, was his jaunty, slightly mischievous, scything-while-grinning tone.
Ward and Marshman proved to be the sort of yokefellows that the forty-year-old Carey (1761-1834) had longed for since he arrived in Bengal.
Fred volunteered for 13 years with the local chapter of Yokefellows, a national religious organization.