emulate, to

English Notes: 

Goblet: 3:156 ... since you are striving to emulate your fabulated (invented) gods and tin gods with their false teachings ...

English Description: 

auch nachahmen
to emulate actually means to rival according to the online etymology dictionary 1580s, back-formation from emulation, or else from Latin aemulatus, pp. of aemulari "to rival." Related: Emulated; emulating.
nacheifern doesn't mean to rival, rather to do as the other one does (= nachahmen)

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