Imitators together of me (sunmimhtai mou). Found only here so far, though Plato uses summimeisqai. "Vie with each other in imitating me" (Lightfoot). Mark (skopeite). Old verb from skopo (verse Romans 14 ). "Keep your eyes on me as goal." Mark and follow, not avoid as in Romans 16:17 . An ensample (tupon). Originally the impression left by a stroke ( John 20:25 ), then a pattern (mould) as here (cf. 1 Thessalonians 1:7 ; 1 Corinthians 10:6 1 Corinthians 10:11 ; Romans 5:14 ; Romans 6:17 ).