Cleopas appears in Luke 24:13–27 as one of two disciples walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus. Cleopas is named in verse 18, while his companion remains unnamed. This occurs three days after the crucifixion, on the same day as the Resurrection of Jesus. The two travelers have heard the tomb of Jesus was found empty earlier that day, but have not yet believed the women's testimony.
Jan 4, 2022 · Cleopas was a follower of Jesus during His earthly ministry and among the few who saw the Lord on the day of His resurrection. Cleopas was not one of the Twelve, but some have surmised that he was one of the seventy ( Luke 10 ). Scripture does not give us any details about Cleopas other than he and an unknown disciple saw the risen Lord on their way to Emmaus.
Sep 23, 2021 · What Do We Know about Cleopas—before and after Emmaus? Luke’s account of Cleopas is one of enlightenment. This encounter with Jesus took place on Resurrection Sunday. Luke focused on Cleopas’ transformation of faith while Christ revealed what the Scriptures taught about the Messiah. During His earthly ministry, Jesus’ teachings and miracles raised much speculation and controversy among the Jews, who held a mixed view regarding Jesus.
May 1, 2010 · Cleopas: The Eyes that Are Most Important to Jesus Article by Jon Bloom Staff writer, desiringGod.org Luke included the Emmaus road account ( Luke 24:13-35 ), no doubt, because it was a powerful testimony of the resurrected Jesus by two credible eyewitnesses (Cleopas likely would have been known to many first generation Christians).
Cleopas (of a renowned father), one of the two disciples who were going to Emmaus on the day of the resurrection. ( Luke 24:18) Some think the same as Cleophas in ( John 19:25) But they are probably two different persons. Cleopas is a Greek name, contracted from Cleopater, while Cleophas, or Clopas as in the Revised Version, is an Aramaic name, the same as Alphaeus.
Who was Cleopas in the Bible? The only mention of Cleopas in the Bible is in Luke 24:18. Cleopas was one of two disciples Jesus met on the road to Emmaus on the day of His resurrection. We do not know the identity of the other disciple, but we know that neither was one of the eleven apostles remaining after Judas' death (verse 33).
Mar 9, 2011 · The answer to this question is not as uncertain as most people, who are accustomed to referring merely to the “Emmaus disciples,” are likely to assume. For one thing, the story itself gives the name of one of them. If you turn to Luke 24:18, you will find that one of the disciples was called Cleopas. Moreover, if you will then use any good concordance of the words occurring in the New Testament and look up the word “Cleopas,” you will find a second mention of his name in another ...