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  1. Saint Simon the Apostle, also called Simon the Zealot, (flourished 1st century ad—died, Persia or Edessa, Greece?; Western feast day October 28, Eastern feast day June 19), one of the Twelve Apostles. In the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, he bears the epithet Kananaios, or the Cananaean, often wrongly interpreted to mean “from Cana” or “from Canaan.” Kananaios is the Greek ...

  2. The name Simon occurs in all of the Synoptic Gospels and the Book of Acts each time there is a list of apostles, without further details: . Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew, Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes, And Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.

  3. Apr 08, 2022 · To confuse things further, Bible scholars argue over whether Simon was a member of the radical Zealot party or whether the term simply referred to his religious zeal. Those who take the former view think Jesus may have chosen Simon, a member of the tax-hating, Roman-hating Zealots, to counterbalance Matthew, a former tax collector, and employee of the Roman empire.

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    Simon the Zealot was listed among the apostles selected by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke and in the Acts of the Apostles. He is called Cananaean in Mark and Matthew ( Matthew 10:4 , Mark 3:18 ) Two of Judas of Galilee's sons, Jacob and Simon, were involved in a revolt and were executed by Tiberius Alexander , the procurator of Iudaea province ...

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    Saint-Simon Foundation, a defunct French think tank; People. Simon the Zealot, one of the apostles of Jesus, canonized; Simon the Athonite, or Simon the Myrrhbearer, founder of Simonopetra, the monastery of Mount Athos, canonized; Simon of Cyrene, the man who carried the cross of Jesus as Jesus was taken to his crucifixion, canonized

  6. Simon the Zealot. Simon, the Zealot, one of the little-known followers called the Canaanite or Zelotes, lived in Galilee. Tradition says he was crucified. In two places in the King James Version he is called a Canaanite (Matthew 10:4; Mark 3:18). However, in the other two places he is called Simon Zelotes (Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13).

  7. Jesus, (Greek: Ἰησοῦς, romanized: Iēsoûs, likely from Hebrew/Aramaic: יֵשׁוּעַ‎, romanized: Yēšūa) also known as Jesus Christ, was a Jewish teacher and reformer of religion who has become the main and central figure of Christianity.

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