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  1. Aug 7, 2019 · Simon the Zealot is one of the most obscure apostles. He was one of the 12 main disciples of Jesus Christ, but he plays no particular role in the gospels and is only mentioned by name in lists of the apostles (Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:16-19, Luke 6:14-16, Acts 1:1-13).

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  3. Apr 18, 2024 · According to the New Testament, Simon the Zealot is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. He is mentioned in the lists of apostles provided in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, as well as in the Book of Acts.

  4. Simon the Zealot (Acts 1:13, Luke 6:15) or Simon the Canaanite or Simon the Canaanean (Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18; Greek: Σίμων ὁ Κανανίτης; Coptic: ⲥⲓⲙⲱⲛ ⲡⲓ-ⲕⲁⲛⲁⲛⲉⲟⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܫܡܥܘܢ ܩܢܢܝܐ) was one of the most obscure among the apostles of Jesus.

  5. Apr 8, 2022 · Simon the Zealot remains a man of mystery among Jesus Christ's twelve disciples. See why Bible scholars are still debating about this apostle today.

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  6. Jan 4, 2022 · Question. Who was Simon the Zealot? Answer. Simon the Zealot was one of Jesus’ disciples. Generally speaking, a zealot is anyone who fervently supports a particular cause. PETA, Greenpeace, and NOW might all be considered organizations that are filled with zealots.

  7. Saint Simon the Apostle ; Western feast day October 28, Eastern feast day June 19) was 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.”

  8. During his three years of ministry with Jesus, Simon the Zealot matured into an apostle empowered to spread the gospel in truth and love to all nations. Although there are various versions of his death, it is likely he served with zeal as a missionary in Persia and eventually died a martyr's death.

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